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Republicans beat the resistance on health care once. Here comes the rematch.

REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT, Virginia — The anti-Trump “resistance” movement is about to get its biggest test in months — and the stakes could hardly be higher.

On Thursday, Senate Republicans...

06/26/2017 | Vox | Civic Engagement
06/26/2017 | Published by: The Philidelphia Inquirer
06/26/2017

Under Trump, local governments become activists

Under Trump, local governments become activists

Christine Knapp had been on maternity leave for nearly three months, but on Wednesday the director of the mayor’s Office of Sustainability hoisted a diaper bag on her shoulder, packed her 11-week-...

06/26/2017 | The Philidelphia Inquirer | Connecting Elected Officials for ‘Local Progress’
06/26/2017 | Published by: El Diario
06/26/2017

Crece interés de inmigrantes por irse de NYC a sus países

Crece interés de inmigrantes por irse de NYC a sus países

Hace siete años José V dejó su trabajo en Colombia como cajero en un banco y llegó a Nueva York, dispuesto a quedarse. Las deudas y los serios problemas económicos de su familia lo pusieron a...

06/26/2017 | El Diario | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
06/26/2017 | Published by: CityLab
06/26/2017

Texas Cities Haul the State to Court Over Immigration

Texas Cities Haul the State to Court Over Immigration

Mayors and council members from cities across Texas descended on San Antonio today in a massive statewide effort to upend a sweeping new law cracking down on sanctuary cities. Senate Bill 4, the...

06/26/2017 | CityLab | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
06/26/2017 | Published by: The Huffington Post
06/26/2017

Texas Gives The Green Light To Racial Profiling

Texas Gives The Green Light To Racial Profiling

Today, a judge in San Antonio will be hearing opening arguments on a lawsuit against Senate Bill 4, a law passed in Texas last month that is the single biggest attack on immigrants this country...

06/26/2017 | The Huffington Post | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
06/25/2017 | Published by: El Diario
06/25/2017

Las ciudades advierten a las empresas que no cooperen con Trump

Las ciudades advierten a las empresas que no cooperen con Trump

Las ciudades han sido los principales puntos de resistencia contra la política de Donald Trump, en particular sus planes de tomar medidas contra los inmigrantes.

Las ciudades se han...

06/25/2017 | El Diario | Civic Engagement
06/23/2017 | Published by: The Hill
06/23/2017

What does the working class want? Better schedules.

What does the working class want? Better schedules.

Mirella Casares is a mother of two who juggles jobs at Victoria's Secret and Olive Garden to support her family. Her schedules are posted monthly, but they frequently change, sometimes with as...

06/23/2017 | The Hill | Restoring a Fair Workweek
06/21/2017 | Published by: CityLab
06/21/2017

A New Divestment Movement Against Trump Gears Up

A New Divestment Movement Against Trump Gears Up

New York City has pledged to divest its pension holdings from companies involved in the private prison industry. But the ultimate goal is to help build a mass movement against the White House....

06/21/2017 | CityLab | Civic Engagement

'Substantial risk' that Fed is about to make a serious mistake, Pimco advisor says

For years, the Fed faced criticism that it wasn't being aggressive enough in raising rates. Now that it has started to hike, the central bank is under increasing fire for moving too soon.

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06/21/2017 | CNBC | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
06/20/2017 | Published by: Racked
06/20/2017

America’s Massive Retail Workforce Is Tired of Being Ignored

America’s Massive Retail Workforce Is Tired of Being Ignored

Francisco Aguilera has worked at the Express on Bay Street in Emeryville, California for the past year and a half. “I do a little bit of everything,” from running the register to folding and...

06/20/2017 | Racked | Restoring a Fair Workweek

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