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.
Julie M. Rodriguez is an American expat working as a copywriter in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She's passionate about politics, social justice, green living, education, and the arts.