May 5, 2014 – Arsenal For Democracy 83

Topics: Minimum Wage, Ukraine, Cosmo. People: Bill, Greg, and commentator Sarah.
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Talking Points:

– How high should the U.S. minimum wage be? Should cities raise their own?
– What is going on in Ukraine? Does Putin have any allies on this?
– Cosmo: 9 sexy but confusing ways to listen to community radio this spring. Why is the magazine finally devoting attention to reproductive freedom?

Part 1 – Minimum Wage:
Part 1 – Minimum Wage – AFD 83
Part 2 – Ukraine:
Part 2 – Ukraine – AFD 83
Part 3 – Cosmo with Sarah:
Part 3 – Cosmo – AFD 83

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Related links


Segment 1:
Maryland latest to hike minimum wage to $10.10 per hour | Reuters
Okla. Governor Bans Minimum Wage Increases | ThinkProgress
Seattle Announces $15 Minimum Wage, Highest In The U.S.
D.C. Council backs $11.50 minimum wage – The Washington Post
Federal Poverty Levels, 2014
“Wal-Mart’s low wages and their effect on taxpayers and economic growth” by the Democratic staff of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce
“Attacking the New Normal of Secular Stagnation” by George R. Tyler

Segment 2:
Is Odessa the next target of Russia’s information war? | AFD
Belarus fears Ukraine crisis threatens regional security | euronews

Segment 3:
Why Cosmo is Getting Serious About Its Reproductive Rights Coverage – Think Progress
Stupak–Pitts Amendment – Wikipedia

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