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In NYC Schools, Racial Disparity in Suspension Length

10.15.2018

NEW YORK, NY -- A...

10/15/2018 | Organizing for Education Justice
10/15/2018 | Published by: La Tribuna de Cartagena
10/15/2018

Puerto Rico en quiebra por culpa del Clan Botín

Puerto Rico en quiebra por culpa del Clan Botín

Según la abogado y directora de nuevos proyectos en Center For Popular Democracy, Xiomara Caro “una cosa es la ilegalidad, que se tendría que probar en un tribunal, pero que haya un conflicto de...

10/15/2018 | La Tribuna de Cartagena | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
10/11/2018 | Published by: Charlotte Observer
10/11/2018

38 Triangle area leaders now urge ‘No’ vote on all 6 constitutional amendments

38 Triangle area leaders now urge ‘No’ vote on all 6 constitutional amendments

More than three dozen Triangle area mayors and council members now publicly oppose six constitutional amendments on the ballot Nov. 6. Thirty-eight leaders from Apex, Carrboro, Chapel Hill, Durham...

10/11/2018 | Charlotte Observer | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
10/11/2018 | Published by: Texas Monitor
10/11/2018

National advocacy groups are backing the sick-leave effort in Texas

National advocacy groups are backing the sick-leave effort in Texas

National advocacy groups based mostly in Washington, D.C., and Brooklyn, N.Y., were responsible for $1.8 million of the $2.5 million contributed and loaned to the political action committee...

10/11/2018 | Texas Monitor | Ensuring Paid Sick Time for All Workers
10/9/2018 | Published by: Caribbean Business
10/9/2018

Report: Hedge funds that ‘killed’ Toys ‘R’ Us ‘prey’ on Puerto Rico

Report: Hedge funds that ‘killed’ Toys ‘R’ Us ‘prey’ on Puerto Rico

Some of the hedge funds that are speculating on Puerto Rico debt also forced Toys R Us to shut down, according to a report released by Hedge Clippers, which advocates for income equality by...

10/9/2018 | Caribbean Business | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond

Witching Hour interview: Fighting economic injustice with attorney Shawn Sebastian

We have not fully recovered from the 2008 crash,” Sebastian told Little Village. “The hole we were put into, the hole we were thrown into by the financial industry 10 years ago, we have not gotten...

10/9/2018 | Little Village | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
10/8/2018 | Published by: Epeak Daily
10/8/2018

Trump’s Immigration Policy ‘Fever Dream’

Trump’s Immigration Policy ‘Fever Dream’

“The administration is “creating an environment of profound hostility,” as Ana Maria Archila, the co-executive director for the Center for Popular Democracy (CPD), told me. (Archila was one of the...

10/8/2018 | Epeak Daily | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
10/8/2018 | Published by: Truthout
10/8/2018

Amazon’s $15 an Hour Minimum Wage and the Federal Reserve Board

Amazon’s $15 an Hour Minimum Wage and the Federal Reserve Board

This is where Fed Up played an incredible role. They were a crucial voice on the other side, constantly reminding the Fed of its legal mandate to promote full employment. Fed Up had important...

10/8/2018 | Truthout | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Futures and Commodity Market News: United States : Sanders, Sherman Introduce Legislation to Break Up Too Big to Fail Financial Institutions

The bill is supported by the AFL-CIO, Public Citizen, Americans for Financial Reform, Center for Popular Democracy Action and Demand Progress Action. Experts supporting the bill include: Simon...

10/6/2018 | Futures Trading Charts | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
10/2/2018 | Published by: The Intercept
10/2/2018

Modern Monetary Theory Grapples with People Actually Paying Attention to It

Modern Monetary Theory Grapples with People Actually Paying Attention to It

Looking ahead, MMT advocates hope to grow their movement through grassroots organizing. One example they pointed to was Fed Up, a national campaign launched in 2015, whereby low-income workers and...

10/2/2018 | The Intercept | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

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