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For Safer City Schools, More Counselors, Fewer Cops

Our city is facing a tough question: how do we make schools safer?

New York City schools are on the precipice of returning to ineffective policies and practices like more policing and metal...

11/28/2017 | Organizing for Education Justice
11/27/2017 | Published by: Common Dreams
11/27/2017

How Can We Combat Wage Theft And Protect Immigrant Workers?

How Can We Combat Wage Theft And Protect Immigrant Workers?

Every year, millions of workers suffer from wage theft when employers or companies do not pay them what they are owed.

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11/27/2017 | Common Dreams | Combating Wage Theft
11/26/2017 | Published by: Eje Central (Spanish-language syndication of The Intercept)
11/26/2017

Wall Street, listo para lucrar con el muro de Trump

Wall Street, listo para lucrar con el muro de Trump

Buena parte de la discusión sobre el muro fronterizo del presidente Donald Trump se ha enfocado en su costo e impracticabilidad, así como en la retórica antiinmigrante y racista que encarna. Sin...

11/26/2017 | Eje Central (Spanish-language syndication of The Intercept) | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
11/24/2017 | Published by: Truth-Out
11/24/2017

Wall Street Stands to Make a Killing From Building Trump's Border Wall

Wall Street Stands to Make a Killing From Building Trump's Border Wall

The border wall with Mexico, Donald Trump's proposed monument to nativism and bigotry is, according to an October story from NBC News, at least 10 months away from "meaningful construction." It...

11/24/2017 | Truth-Out | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
11/24/2017 | Published by: USA Today
11/24/2017

This holiday season, let's talk about retail workers instead of coal miners

This holiday season, let's talk about retail workers instead of coal miners

Far more than the miners or factory workers that President Trump regularly touts, the retail salesperson is the face of today’s economy. Nearly 16 million people work in retail in America, more...

11/24/2017 | USA Today | Restoring a Fair Workweek
11/20/2017 | Published by: Politico
11/20/2017

Advocates Demand More Money for Opioid Crisis

Advocates Demand More Money for Opioid Crisis

Today, advocates for expanded funding to address opioid misuse will take to the Capitol to push Congress for $45 billion for treatment and overdose prevention. While President Donald Trump...

11/20/2017 | Politico | Civic Engagement
11/20/2017 | Published by: The Washington Post
11/20/2017

Yellen to step down from Federal Reserve board

Yellen to step down from Federal Reserve board

Janet Yellen submitted her resignation from the Federal Reserve board to President Donald Trump on Monday, announcing that she will leave when her successor is sworn in as Fed chairman.

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11/20/2017 | The Washington Post | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
11/20/2017 | Published by: The New York Times
11/20/2017

Yellen Will Leave Federal Reserve Next Year

Yellen Will Leave Federal Reserve Next Year

Janet L. Yellen, chairwoman of the Federal Reserve, said on Monday that she would step down from the Fed’s board at the same time that she ends her term as chairwoman.

President Trump...

11/20/2017 | The New York Times | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
11/17/2017 | Published by: Telemundo
11/17/2017

Video: Grandes bancos podrían beneficiarse con el muro de la frontera

Video: Grandes bancos podrían beneficiarse con el muro de la frontera

11/17/2017 | Telemundo | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
11/17/2017 | Published by: The Charlotte Post
11/17/2017

Time to have another discussion on the race problem

Time to have another discussion on the race problem

Many years ago, I was fortunate to take a black history class at University of Dayton.  In that era, we were referred to as black.  The one thing I remember is that the black female teacher kept...

11/17/2017 | The Charlotte Post | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

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