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.
Susie Day is a writer who specializes in prison issues and political satire. A collection of her work will be published late in 2014 by Abington Square Publishing.