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08/2/2017 | Published by: The Christian Science Monitor
08/2/2017

Taxing the rich: how Seattle leads a ‘go-local’ trend in liberal politics

Taxing the rich: how Seattle leads a ‘go-local’ trend in liberal politics

Seattle is trying to tackle income inequality one local move at a time – and becoming a case study in how cities are testing liberal policies that lack traction at the state or federal level....

08/2/2017 | The Christian Science Monitor | Connecting Elected Officials for ‘Local Progress’
08/2/2017 | Published by: The Charlotte Observer
08/2/2017

Immigrant group targets Wells Fargo for supporting ‘Trump campaign of hate’

Immigrant group targets Wells Fargo for supporting ‘Trump campaign of hate’

Advocates for undocumented immigrants gathered outside 3 Wells Fargo Center in uptown Charlotte Wednesday to demand the bank cut all ties with companies that profit from deportations.

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08/2/2017 | The Charlotte Observer | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
08/2/2017 | Published by: Spectrum News - (TV) Capital Region
08/2/2017

Protesting health care repeal

Protesting health care repeal

Senate Republicans tried and failed three times to repeal the Affordable Care Act.  Many Americans who were against the repeal spent time calling and writing to their senators, and even making it...

08/2/2017 | Spectrum News - (TV) Capital Region | Civic Engagement
08/2/2017 | Published by: The Huffington Post
08/2/2017

We, The People, Defeated Republican Attempts To Repeal The Affordable Care Act

We, The People, Defeated Republican Attempts To Repeal The Affordable Care Act

After months of grandstanding and cloak-and-dagger meetings by Republican leaders, we dealt a final blow to the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Who are we? We are the thousands of people who...

08/2/2017 | The Huffington Post | Civic Engagement
08/2/2017 | Published by: Truth-Out
08/2/2017

"Give Them Hell": Exposing the Corporate Backers of Anti-Immigrant Hate

"Give Them Hell": Exposing the Corporate Backers of Anti-Immigrant Hate

Since election night 2016, the streets of the US have rung with resistance. People all over the country have woken up with the conviction that they must do something to fight inequality in all its...

08/2/2017 | Truth-Out | Civic Engagement
08/2/2017 | Published by: New York Daily News
08/2/2017

Protesters rip Chase for funding private prisons, immig jails

Protesters rip Chase for funding private prisons, immig jails

Over 100 protesters weathered a sudden downpour as they gathered outside JPMorgan Chase headquarters in Midtown Manhattan Wednesday to challenge the bank's investment and funding of private...

08/2/2017 | New York Daily News | Civic Engagement

The Fed’s about to try something that almost always has ended in recession

The Federal Reserve‘s looming attempt to shrink its mammoth portfolio of bonds comes with an ugly track record: Virtually every time the central bank has tried it in the past, recessions have...

08/2/2017 | NBR | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

The Fed’s about to try something that almost always has ended in recession

The Federal Reserve‘s looming attempt to shrink its mammoth portfolio of bonds comes with an ugly track record: Virtually every time the central bank has tried it in the past, recessions have...

08/2/2017 | NBR | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
08/1/2017 | Published by: Texas Observer
08/1/2017

Texas’ War on Local Control is Part of National Trend

Texas’ War on Local Control is Part of National Trend

Nearly 150 progressive officials gathered in Austin last weekend to build the fight against GOP-controlled state legislatures.

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08/1/2017 | Texas Observer | Connecting Elected Officials for ‘Local Progress’

Hold JPMorgan Chase Accountable for Profiting Off Trump’s Attacks on Immigrants

Take Action Now gives you three meaningful actions you can take each week—whatever your schedule. This week, you can take a picture to support Nissan workers in Mississippi, hold JPMorgan Chase...

08/1/2017 | The Nation | Civic Engagement

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