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230,000+ Progressives Urge DSCC Not to Fund Any Senate Dems Who Help Confirm Gorsuch

WASHINGTON - Progressive leaders delivered more than 230,000 petition signatures Monday urging the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee to publicly announce that it will not allocate campaign...

04/26/2017 | Common Dreams | Civic Engagement
04/26/2017 | Published by: Common Dreams
04/26/2017

April 15: National Protests on Tax Day Demand Trump Release His Tax Returns

April 15: National Protests on Tax Day Demand Trump Release His Tax Returns

WASHINGTON - Today, the National Working Families Party announced their participation in the Tax Day March. President Trump’s financial ties to Russia are causing growing questions for both...

04/26/2017 | Common Dreams | Civic Engagement
04/26/2017 | Published by: The Washington Post
04/26/2017

For immigrants fighting deportation, a push for government-funded lawyers

For immigrants fighting deportation, a push for government-funded lawyers

Nearly 4,000 immigrants in the Washington region face deportation every year without a lawyer, according to a report that calls on area governments to follow the lead of New...

04/26/2017 | The Washington Post | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
04/26/2017 | Published by: The Columbus Dispatch
04/26/2017

Letter: Gorsuch wrong for Supreme Court

Letter: Gorsuch wrong for Supreme Court

As a faith leader deeply involved in the lives of working people, I understand the impact that the nation’s highest court can have on our daily lives. We need a Supreme Court Justice committed to...

04/26/2017 | The Columbus Dispatch | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy
04/26/2017 | Published by: The American Prospect
04/26/2017

No Factions in Foxholes

No Factions in Foxholes

By focusing chiefly on the surge in middle-class activism, says Andrew Friedman of the Center for Popular Democracy, the news media are overlooking a similar surge “in many of these front-line...

04/26/2017 | The American Prospect | Civic Engagement

Equal pay is widely understood to be a feminist issue — so why isn't the Fight for $15?

The idea that men and women should receive equal pay for equal work is probably among the least controversial feminist positions because, in 2017, it's pretty difficult to argue against.

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04/26/2017 | Mic | Raising the Minimum Wage

New York State Becomes First in the Nation to Provide Lawyers for All Immigrants Detained and Facing Deportation

The Vera Institute of Justice and partner organizations today announced that detained New Yorkers in all upstate immigration courts will now be eligible to receive legal counsel during deportation...

04/26/2017 | Law Professor Blogs | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

New York dedicates millions of dollars to help immigrants fight deportations

New York will soon offer free legal services for poor immigrants facing deportations, thanks to a new budget provision announced this week by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

The state’s 2017-2018 budget...

04/26/2017 | Vice News | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
04/26/2017 | Published by: The Washington Post
04/26/2017

For immigrants fighting deportation, a push for government-funded lawyers

For immigrants fighting deportation, a push for government-funded lawyers

Nearly 4,000 immigrants in the Washington region face deportation every year without a lawyer, according to a report that calls on area governments to follow the lead of New...

04/26/2017 | The Washington Post | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
04/26/2017 | Published by: ourfuture.org
04/26/2017

Our Fight for Health Care During Recess and Beyond

Our Fight for Health Care During Recess and Beyond

It’s time to ramp up our resistance to the Trump-Ryan agenda on health care. We scored our biggest legislative victory so far on March 24, when Speaker Paul Ryan called off his bid to repeal the...

04/26/2017 | ourfuture.org | Civic Engagement

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