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Fed Up with the Economy?

The Good Fight - October 15 2014, by Ben Wikler - Why haven't wages risen in 40 years? It's not just bad luck. The mostly invisible, ultra-powerful folks who run at the Federal Reserve have gone...

10/15/2014 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

One More Day of Protests Planned in St. Louis Area

New York Times - October 13, 2014, by Minica Davey and Alan Blinder - After demonstrations that varied from choreographed marches to tense late-night encounters with law enforcement agents,...

10/13/2014 | Combating Discriminatory Policing

Bill de Blasio: From Education to Poverty, Leadership by Example

Huffington Post - October 9, 2014, by Richard Eskow - Progressives who are elected to executive office have a unique opportunity to highlight neglected issues and stimulate much-needed debate, by...

10/9/2014 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

De Blasio’s Executive Order Increases, Expands Living Wage

Amsterdam News - October 9, 2014, by Stephon Johnson - Last week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an executive order to increase and expand the living wage to benefit more New Yorkers....

10/9/2014 | Raising the Minimum Wage

What the Overworked and Underemployed Have in Common

Huffington Post - October 7, 2014, by Robin Hardman - One morning last week I joined a small gathering in a conference room at New York City's Baruch College to listen to a line-up of speakers and...

10/7/2014 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up, Restoring a Fair Workweek

Another Study Finds Unaccountable Charter Schools Dogged by Corruption

Moyers & Company - October 6, 2014, by Joshua Holland - In today’s Washington Post, Jeff Bryant, director of the Education Opportunity Network,...

10/6/2014 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

Was the ‘Original Bargain’ with Charter Schools a Raw Deal?

The Washington Post - October 5, 2014, by Valerie Strauss - Charter school advocates didn’t like it recently when Brown University’s Annenberg Institute for School Reform...

10/5/2014 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

Charter Schools Had Tough Week

Times Online - October 5, 2014, by The Times Editorial Board - It’s been a tough week for supporters of the charter school movement in Pennsylvania.

On Tuesday, PA...

10/5/2014 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

Housing Rights Group Says HUD Program Helps Wall Street, Hurts Homeowners

Truthout - October 5, 2014, by Rebecca Burns - After learning that his home was in foreclosure in July 2013, James Cheeseman received an even more unpleasant surprise when he showed up in court...

10/5/2014 | Holding Wall Street Accountable

The Great Charter School Rip-off: Finally, the Truth Catches Up to Education “Reform” Phonies

Salon - October 2, 2014, by Jeff Bryant - Last week when former President Bill Clinton meandered onto the topic of charter schools, he mentioned something about an “original bargain” that charters...

10/2/2014 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

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