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07/12/2017 | Published by: thebody.com
07/12/2017

Why I Let D.C. Cops Drag My Body out of the Capitol

Why I Let D.C. Cops Drag My Body out of the Capitol

"Why don't you spend more money on health care instead of ugly, fake Colonial furniture for Senate offices!"

That's just one of the things I remember yelling on Thursday, July 10, as I sat...

07/12/2017 | thebody.com | Advocating for Housing Justice
07/12/2017 | Published by: U.S. News & World Report
07/12/2017

Tenants Protest Trump's Proposed Housing Budget Cuts

Tenants Protest Trump's Proposed Housing Budget Cuts

Hundreds of protesters from more than a dozen states demonstrated at a Capitol Hill church Wednesday to oppose the Trump administration's proposed $7 billion cut to federal housing programs.

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07/12/2017 | U.S. News & World Report | Advocating for Housing Justice

Boulder resident among health-care protesters arrested at Cory Gardner’s Washington office

A photograph of Boulder resident Barb Cardell being hauled off by Capitol police outside of Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner’s Washington, D.C., office on Monday shows pink name tags affixed to her...

07/12/2017 | The Denver Post | Civic Engagement
07/11/2017 | Published by: CityLab
07/11/2017

Sorry: You Still Can't Sue Your Employer

Sorry: You Still Can't Sue Your Employer

From Applebee's to Uber, employers require workers to waive their rights to class-action lawsuits—but there's something cities can do to help them.

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07/11/2017 | CityLab | Civic Engagement
07/11/2017 | Published by: The American Prospect
07/11/2017

Despite Trump, State Progressives Advance Pro-Worker Policies

Despite Trump, State Progressives Advance Pro-Worker Policies

While the president goes on the attack, Democratic-controlled states and municipalities forge ahead.

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07/11/2017 | The American Prospect | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Hundreds of activists crashed Senate GOP offices, yelling about Medicaid and getting arrested

Art Jackson was diagnosed with HIV in 1989 and given three years to live. Almost 30 years later, the social worker entered the offices of Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) — and began shouting that the...

07/11/2017 | Vox | Civic Engagement

The White House announced that it would nominate Randy Quarles to a vacant seat on the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors

Quarles would take the lead on rolling back any banking regulation under the Trump administration as vice chairman for supervision, a post created by the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act …

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07/11/2017 | The Washington Post | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
07/11/2017 | Published by: POZ Magazine
07/11/2017

80 Arrested in DC Protesting GOP Health Care Bill

80 Arrested in DC Protesting GOP Health Care Bill

Capitol Police arrested 80 people protesting the Republican health care bill in Washington, DC, reports CNN. Over 100 protesters from across the United States gathered outside GOP lawmakers’...

07/11/2017 | POZ Magazine | Civic Engagement
07/11/2017 | Published by: Pinal Central
07/11/2017

Arizona protesters arrested at Flake’s D.C. office in health care rally

Arizona protesters arrested at Flake’s D.C. office in health care rally

WASHINGTON — As calls of “Trumpcare kills” and “health care is a human right” echoed through the halls of Capitol office buildings Monday, Lauren Klinkhamer stood quietly in Arizona Sen. Jeff...

07/11/2017 | Pinal Central | Civic Engagement

Martin Luther King Jr. had an economic dream - and it changed the Federal Reserve forever

Most Americans have watched or heard Martin Luther King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech , delivered before the Lincoln Memorial in Washington in 1963. Few know his rousing call for racial...

07/11/2017 | Business Insider | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

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