As workers and labor turn to local law-making to achieve gains, their role in a debate over how to ethically and consciously devolve some power to localities seems inevitable.
Minimum wage is a poverty wage. Let's make 2015 the year for $15 an hour - and really have something to celebrate next New Year.
Josh Hilgart is a political activist and author. He now attends law school in his home state of Michigan, after serving for over a decade as a political communications expert in Washington, DC.