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02/19/2018 | Published by: Hearst Newspapers
02/19/2018

Groups demand recovery money for Puerto Rico

Groups demand recovery money for Puerto Rico

The Center for Popular Democracy and Make the Road CT plan to deliver postcards at the Bridgeport office of U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, D-4, demanding Congress "have a heart" and send an aid package to...

02/19/2018 | Hearst Newspapers | Civic Engagement
02/16/2018 | Published by: ThinkProgress
02/16/2018

Austin becomes first city in the South to mandate paid sick leave

Austin becomes first city in the South to mandate paid sick leave

But Austin’s paid sick leave vote has implications for many other areas. Sarah Johnson, the co-executive director of Local Progress, an organization that has worked to help Austin’s paid sick...

02/16/2018 | ThinkProgress | Connecting Elected Officials for ‘Local Progress’
02/15/2018 | Published by: Common Dreams
02/15/2018

So-Called 'Common Sense' Immigration Plan Denounced as 'Mass Deportation Bill'

So-Called 'Common Sense' Immigration Plan Denounced as 'Mass Deportation Bill'

Following news on Wednesday that a bipartisan group of senators known as the "Common Sense Caucus" reached a deal on an immigration measure that would grant President Donald Trump's demands for...

02/15/2018 | Common Dreams | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
02/13/2018 | Published by: Wisconsin Gazette
02/13/2018

Milwaukee faces historic opportunity to transform schools. Here’s how.

Milwaukee faces historic opportunity to transform schools. Here’s how.

Milwaukee spends a greater fraction of its general fund on policing than many other major cities. A 2017 report from the Center for Popular Democracy, Law for Black Lives, and Black Youth Project...

02/13/2018 | Wisconsin Gazette | Organizing for Education Justice
02/13/2018 | Published by: The Philadelphia Citizen
02/13/2018

Fixing the Shift

Fixing the Shift

Hard on the heels of the Fight for $15 minimum wage campaign, a group that has won legislation or regulation changes involving work schedules in three states and seven cities is launching a drive...

02/13/2018 | The Philadelphia Citizen | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Trump’s Replacement for Janet Yellen as Fed Chair Should Follow Her Lead, Economists Say

Not everyone was so optimistic in Powell. Sam Bell—a research adviser at Fed Up, a campaign to encourage the central bank to keep interest rates low, as Yellen did—also criticized the Powell pick...

02/11/2018 | Newsweek | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
02/9/2018 | Published by: The Nation
02/9/2018

The Real Reason Workers Can’t Get A Raise

The Real Reason Workers Can’t Get A Raise

Congress could revise the Federal Reserve’s mandate to emphasize running the economy at full employment with rising wages and moderate inflation. Progressives should follow the lead of Fed Up, the...

02/9/2018 | The Nation | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

The Stock Market Swings Tell You Everything You Need To Know About Our Rigged Economy

Political activism on the left around monetary policy doesn’t have much infrastructure, but the Center for Popular Democracy, through a group called the Fed Up Campaign, has begun to change that...

02/8/2018 | The Intercept | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
02/8/2018 | Published by: City Watch LA
02/8/2018

LA is Taking On the Fair Workweek Fight - It Could Change Your Life

LA is Taking On the Fair Workweek Fight - It Could Change Your Life

The Center for Popular Democracy did an extensive national study of retail workers in 2017, surveying over 1,000 people working in retail and finding that despite statewide minimum wage gains and...

02/8/2018 | City Watch LA | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Dreamers exigen “Dream Act” y replican a Kelly: “no somos flojos”

En el marco de un día de acción nacional a favor del Dream Act, más de  500 activistas exigieron este miércoles que el Congreso apruebe la medida, y condenaron al jefe de Gabinete de la Casa...

02/7/2018 | La Opinión | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative, Civic Engagement

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