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"Walking off the job, you're taking on your boss head-on, and that sounds like some pretty scary stuff, right?" says fast-food worker Terrence Wise, shown here at a 2013 strike in Kansas City, Mo. "But I always thought, what am I more afraid of? Taking on my boss or being homeless again with my three little girls?" Courtesy of Fight for $15 and a Union hide caption

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'Gives Me Hope': How Low-Paid Workers Rose Up Against Stagnant Wages

When some fast-food workers in New York went on strike one morning in 2012, they had no idea it was the beginning of an unusual movement that would propel an economic revolution.

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Ronda Goldfein, who leads the Philadelphia nonprofit Safehouse, says the group will open the first supervised injection site in the country next week over objections of the Department of Justice and some community members. Natalie Piserchio for NPR hide caption

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Philadelphia Nonprofit Opening Nation's 1st Supervised Injection Site Next Week

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"Walking off the job, you're taking on your boss head-on, and that sounds like some pretty scary stuff, right?" says fast-food worker Terrence Wise, shown here at a 2013 strike in Kansas City, Mo. "But I always thought, what am I more afraid of? Taking on my boss or being homeless again with my three little girls?" Courtesy of Fight for $15 and a Union hide caption

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'Gives Me Hope': How Low-Paid Workers Rose Up Against Stagnant Wages

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The new coronavirus has yet to sicken American health workers, as it has in China. But deaths of hospital workers in Asia have heightened scrutiny of the U.S. health care system's ability to protect people on the front line. Thomas Northcut/Getty Images hide caption

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As U.S. Preps For Coronavirus, Health Workers Question Safety Measures

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