"The Robin Hood tax, which can raise hundreds of billions of dollars every year paid by Wall Street speculators, is the perfect way to fund this program."
Local organizations and unions gather in the Twin Cities on April 15 for the national actions in the fight to raise wages.
They came from across America to launch a wide ranging, broad-based plan to make things right.
A federal grand jury indicted the former Massey Energy CEO on numerous counts of conspiracy in the Apr. 2010 underground explosion that killed 29 men.
But even as the San Diego Labor Council hailed the new measure, it warned about an underhanded petition to undermine it.
According to Love, students need to build "relationships with unions - on and off campuses, to build bridges in the community, students are workers."
Chris Christie brought checks to the fundraiser totaling $4 million, demonstrators shouted, "Illinois is not for sale."
The "new populism" spoken of at the conference was described, defined and delivered with hope and realism.
"Their whole legislative agenda revolves around this one central idea: Weaken unions and increase profits for big corporations."
A total of 4.7 million moms and their families would see an increase in wages. That's one fifth of all working moms and their families who would benefit.