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CommonDreams – 1,500 Rally To Demand Congress Raise The Minimum Wage, Cut Corporate Tax Breaks To Address Rampant Income Inequality – 28 April 2014

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April 28, 2014
9:37 AM
CONTACT: National People’s Action

1,500 Rally to Demand Congress Raise the Minimum Wage, Cut Corporate Tax Breaks to Address Rampant Income Inequality

Growing Wage Gap, Income Inequality Spur Outrage

WASHINGTON – April 28 – Today just after noon, more than 1,500 people will gather outside of the Capitol to protest the growing chasm between rich and poor Americans and call for action from Congress. Immediate demands include a raise in the minimum wage and cuts to corporate tax breaks, both key causes of rising economic inequality and the result of Congressional lawmakers who cater to out of control corporate interests. The event will come right as Congress returns from a two-week recess. Continue reading

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