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Interviews for Resistance: New Progressive Coalition Calls for “Millions of Jobs”

A coalition of unions and other progressive organizations is pushing lawmakers on a jobs and infrastructure bill that would put millions of people to work.

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06/1/2017 | In These Times | Civic Engagement
05/22/2017 | Published by: Gotham Gazette
05/22/2017

New York Must Take Action Against Corporate Backers of Hate

New York Must Take Action Against Corporate Backers of Hate

Make the Road New York and the Center for Popular Democracy recently exposed President Trump’s corporate “backers of hate,” companies that stand to profit off an agenda so steeped in hate,...

05/22/2017 | Gotham Gazette | Civic Engagement
05/22/2017 | Published by: Truth-Out
05/22/2017

A Job Guarantee and the Federal Reserve Board

A Job Guarantee and the Federal Reserve Board

The idea that the government would commit itself to act as an employer of last resort and guarantee a job to everyone has been getting more attention in recent months. While many on the left have...

05/22/2017 | Truth-Out | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
05/20/2017 | Published by: The Street
05/20/2017

Anti-Trump Activists Find an Unlikely Weapon: Jamie Dimon's Salary

Anti-Trump Activists Find an Unlikely Weapon: Jamie Dimon's Salary

In the end, nearly 93% of JPMorgan Chase (JPM) shareholders approved of boosting CEO Jamie Dimon's pay to $28 million last year, an increase of 3.7%.

Among those who demurred, a common...

05/20/2017 | The Street | Building Technological Infrastructure and Capacity, Civic Engagement
05/19/2017 | Published by: The Oregonian
05/19/2017

Show mothers you care with predictable work schedules

Show mothers you care with predictable work schedules

This past Mother's Day, I didn't want a fancy brunch. I didn't want flowers or a big box of chocolates. I want something that you won't find on any Hallmark card: a job with a predictable schedule...

05/19/2017 | The Oregonian | Restoring a Fair Workweek
05/18/2017 | Published by: Politico NY
05/18/2017

Democrats to introduce bills to challenge arbitration system

Democrats to introduce bills to challenge arbitration system

By Nick Niedzwiadek

ALBANY — Democratic lawmakers are expected to introduce a pair of bills to counter how corporations use binding arbitration to limit their financial exposure in legal...

05/18/2017 | Politico NY | Civic Engagement
05/18/2017 | Published by: Equal Voice
05/18/2017

Immigration Advocates on SB 4: We’re Resisting in Texas

Immigration Advocates on SB 4: We’re Resisting in Texas

Grassroots leaders and local officials wasted little time organizing a coordinated campaign to fight SB 4, a new Texas law that targets cities, towns and sheriffs that don’t cooperate with federal...

05/18/2017 | Equal Voice | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Immigration Advocates on SB 4: We’re Resisting in Texas

Grassroots leaders and local officials wasted little time organizing a coordinated campaign to fight SB 4, a new Texas law that targets cities, towns and sheriffs that don’t cooperate with federal...

05/18/2017 | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
05/18/2017 | Published by: The Philidelphia Inquirer
05/18/2017

Trump and Dimon: Is what's good for JPMorgan good for America?

Trump and Dimon: Is what's good for JPMorgan good for America?

Back in 2002, halfway between his retirement as the globe-trotting boss of Chase Manhattan Bank and his death in March at age 102, David Rockefeller stopped in Philadelphia to hawk his memoirs and...

05/18/2017 | The Philidelphia Inquirer | Civic Engagement
05/17/2017 | Published by: The New York Times
05/17/2017

Why Texans Are Fighting Anti-Immigrant Legislation

Why Texans Are Fighting Anti-Immigrant Legislation

Austin, Tex. — I’m a member of the Austin City Council, and this month Texas State Troopers arrested me for refusing to leave Gov. Greg Abbott’s office during a protest against the anti-immigrant...

05/17/2017 | The New York Times | Connecting Elected Officials for ‘Local Progress’

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