There is nothing but a lack of social vision to prevent us from paying a living wage to everyone whether they are a hospital worker, laundry worker, maid or day laborer.
-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Where Do We Go From Here? 1967
The way I see it, no one in this country should work full-time and still live in poverty–period.
-Senator Elizabeth Warren, 2017
Working for a just distribution of the fruits of the earth and human labor is not mere philanthropy. It is a moral obligation.
Pope Francis in Bolivia, July 9, 2015