“Higher minimum wage won’t eliminate working poor”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5740
By Barb Kucera, Workday Minnesota
On July 24, the federal minimum wage rose from $5.15 to $5.85 an hour, the first increase in 10 years.
“East Side residents take officials on walking tour”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5728
By Tom LaVenture, Asian American Press
ACORN took city officials on a walking tour of neighborhoods they feel are neglected.
“At Atlanta’s ‘U.S. Social Forum,’ Progressives Plan for Peace and Protests”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5739
By Katrina Plotz, Special to the TC Daily Planet
From June 27 to July 1, more than 10,000 grassroots organizers gathered in Atlanta under the banner ‘Another World is Possible, Another U.S. is Necessary.’
INSIDE THE DAILY PLANET
“Air quality drops: Action Day declared in city”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5741
By Michael Metzger, Downtown Journal
New air quality alerts follow warmer weather and high pressure.
“Gov. Pawlenty Elected Chair of Governors Association, Calls for Action on Global Warming”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5745
By Andy Birkey, Minnesota Monitor
His position drew praise from some progressives, criticism from some conservatives.
By Agatha Vaaler, KFAI
NEW IN VOICES
“Bachmann’s Mean Streak”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5742
By Eric Black, Minnesota Monitor
“How To Talk The Talk With Iran”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5743
by William O Beeman, New American Media
NEW IN BLOGS
By Eleanor Arnason