19 states are raising their minimum wage Jan. 1. Progressives plan even more for 2020.

This is victory for the Fightfor$15 movement, not the politicians in Washington. But the ultimate goal is to get Congress and the president to give us a national living wage. We cannot trust the Democrats because they had a majority from 2009 to 2010 and could have given us an increase. They didn’t. In order for it to happen we will need a third party revolution in America. Let’s do it:

Nineteen states will raise their minimum wage on New Year’s Day, delivering relief to low-income workers and validating liberal efforts to bypass Congress and state legislatures and push for pro-working-class policies through ballot initiatives.