Morning Reads: Seattle Leads With $15 Min Wage; Who Is Bowe Bergdahl?
June 3, 2014

Via Moyers & Company:

Good morning! Today marks the 25th anniversary of the Chinese government’s crackdown on protesters in Tiananmen Square. And on this date in 1956, the city of Santa Clara, California, banned rock and roll because of those crazy kids. Fortunately, it turned out to be just a passing fad. 

Stat of the day: 42 percent — the share of Americans who believe that God created humanity in its present form, according to Gallup. Another 31 percent believe that humans evolved with God’s guidance.

Leading the way –> Seattle passed a measure that will boost its minimum wage to $15 per hour, the ...

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