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Fast food workers are on strike in 270 cities over their $15 minimum wage demands. The walkout began at 6 a.m. Tuesday morning.

There are approximately 64 million low-wage workers in the United States, according to a USA Today report. Tuesday’s strike kicks off a year-long campaign to muster the political power of those 64 million low-wage workers in next year’s presidential election.

The fast food strike is reportedly the largest demonstration by minimum wage workers to take place in three years.

Continue reading:  Fast Food Workers Strike: Walkout in 270 Cities Over $15 Minimum Wage

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