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08/6/2018 | Published by: Education Dive
08/6/2018

Advocacy group calls for more oversight of California charter school spending

Advocacy group calls for more oversight of California charter school spending

A lack of transparency and inadequate oversight can set up the potential for waste, fraud, and abuse.  A  2015 report from the Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools and the Center for Popular Democracy...

08/6/2018 | Education Dive | Organizing for Education Justice
08/6/2018 | Published by: Education Dive
08/6/2018

Advocacy group calls for more oversight of California charter school spending

Advocacy group calls for more oversight of California charter school spending

A lack of transparency and inadequate oversight can set up the potential for waste, fraud, and abuse.  A  2015 report from the Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools and the Center for Popular Democracy...

08/6/2018 | Education Dive | Organizing for Education Justice
08/2/2018 | Published by: Washington Monthly
08/2/2018

The Real Threat to the Fed’s Independence Is Wall Street, Not Trump

The Real Threat to the Fed’s Independence Is Wall Street, Not Trump

“But the real threat to the Fed’s independence isn’t coming from Trump—it’s coming from Wall Street. The Fed’s structural flaws have led to regulatory capture, which compromises its ability to set...

08/2/2018 | Washington Monthly | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
07/31/2018 | Published by: Bloomberg
07/31/2018

Toys `R' Us Workers Go to Congress to Seek Curbs on Buyout Firms

Toys `R' Us Workers Go to Congress to Seek Curbs on Buyout Firms

“We need to fight for all workers who are being treated like the Toys ‘R’ Us employees, who are bearing the personal economic costs of corporate greed run amok,” Senator Gillibrand said on Tuesday...

07/31/2018 | Bloomberg | Restoring a Fair Workweek
07/30/2018 | Published by: Refinery29
07/30/2018

Here's How The #AbolishICE Movement Really Got Started

Here's How The #AbolishICE Movement Really Got Started

"The demand to abolish ICE has existed almost since the beginning of ICE," Ana Maria Archila, co-executive director of the Center for Popular Democracy, told Refinery29. "Since its creation, there...

07/30/2018 | Refinery29 | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
07/30/2018 | Published by: Free Speech TV
07/30/2018

Connecting The Dots Between Banks and Immigrant Detention

Connecting The Dots Between Banks and Immigrant Detention

July 26 was the deadline by which the government was ordered by a judge to reunite all immigrant children separated from their parents in Trump's so-called zero-tolerance border policy earlier...

07/30/2018 | Free Speech TV | Civic Engagement, Holding Wall Street Accountable
07/29/2018 | Published by: The Hill
07/29/2018

How Twitter vaulted 'Abolish ICE' into the mainstream

How Twitter vaulted 'Abolish ICE' into the mainstream

Ana Maria Archilla the co-executive director of Center for Popular Democracy, said that at first progressives "were worried about the political implications."

But "when Randy could say it...

07/29/2018 | The Hill | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
07/28/2018 | Published by: BuzzFeed News
07/28/2018

How "Abolish ICE" Went From A Twitter Slogan To A Litmus Test

How "Abolish ICE" Went From A Twitter Slogan To A Litmus Test

That sentiment — that he has helped popularize a longtime activist goal — is echoed by other activists as well as McElwee himself. “There is a segment of the immigration rights community," said...

07/28/2018 | BuzzFeed News | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
07/27/2018 | Published by: Reuters
07/27/2018

Loan market shrugs off prison financing protests

Loan market shrugs off prison financing protests

Advocacy groups in New York gathered Wednesday near JP Morgan Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon’s apartment, calling on the bank to stop lending to private prison and immigration detention...

07/27/2018 | Reuters | Civic Engagement, Holding Wall Street Accountable
07/26/2018 | Published by: KJZZ
07/26/2018

Metro Phoenix Woman Fights For Toys R Us Workers' Severance Pay

Metro Phoenix Woman Fights For Toys R Us Workers' Severance Pay

Auerbach got mad and got moving. With the help of two groups, Rise Up Retail and Center for Popular Democracy, she joined other former employees to lobby politicians in Washington, D.C., and to...

07/26/2018 | KJZZ | Restoring a Fair Workweek

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