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The Growing Realization That Our Individual Struggles Are All Connected Makes This “Our Moment”

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12/7/2013 | Holding Wall Street Accountable

Room for Debate: The Public Pension Problem

Bring Financial Managers in House

The New York Times - December 5, 2013, by Connie Razza - This past year, investment management fees on New York City...

12/6/2013 | Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth

Education ‘Day of Action’ set Monday in 60-plus cities

The Washington Post - December 6, 2013, by Valerie Strauss - A coalition of education, labor, civic and civil rights organizations, led by the American Federation of Teachers, is staging a “...

12/6/2013 | Promoting Strong Public Schools

N.J. ACLU, others sue federal agency in brewing eminent domain controversy

The Star-Ledger - December 5, 2013, by Eunice Lee - The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey and the Brooklyn-based Center for Popular Democracy filed suit today against the Federal...

12/5/2013 | Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth

The Center for Popular Democracy and ACLU File FOIA Lawsuit Over Efforts to Limit Municipalities' Foreclosure Prevention Options

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
December 5, 2013

Contact: Ady Barkan,...

12/5/2013 | Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth

Groups sue feds over foreclosure fighting tactic

The Washington Post - December 5, 2013 - The American Civil Liberties Union has sued the Federal Housing Finance Agency, asking it to disclose efforts to stop municipalities from...

12/5/2013 | Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth

New York City Increases Its Resistance to Federal Entreaties on Foreign-Born Detainees

The New York Times - December 5, 2013, by Kirk Semple - For years, New York City correction officials routinely provided federal immigration authorities with information about foreign-born...

12/5/2013 | Combating Discriminatory Policing, Combating Family Separation & Deportation

Meet the Two-Story, Top Hat Wearing, Cigar-Chomping Inflatable Pig

WNYC - December 4, 2013, by Stephen Nessen - Across New York City, small groups of pro-union activists, supporting various causes, are holding flash demonstrations.  What they have in common is a...

12/4/2013 | Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth

Reclaim School Reform

The Nation - December 4, 2013 - One of the greatest challenges facing American education today is a fantasy, spun by billionaire-funded “think tanks” and often repeated uncritically by
politicians...

12/4/2013 | Promoting Strong Public Schools

A New Day, New York

The Huffington Post - December 4, 2013, by Camille Rivera - Nearly a month ago, a new day dawned in New York politics. After 20 years of...

12/4/2013 | Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth

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