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10/9/2018 | Published by: Caribbean Business
10/9/2018

Report: Hedge funds that ‘killed’ Toys ‘R’ Us ‘prey’ on Puerto Rico

Report: Hedge funds that ‘killed’ Toys ‘R’ Us ‘prey’ on Puerto Rico

Some of the hedge funds that are speculating on Puerto Rico debt also forced Toys R Us to shut down, according to a report released by Hedge Clippers, which advocates for income equality by...

10/9/2018 | Caribbean Business | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
10/8/2018 | Published by: Epeak Daily
10/8/2018

Trump’s Immigration Policy ‘Fever Dream’

Trump’s Immigration Policy ‘Fever Dream’

“The administration is “creating an environment of profound hostility,” as Ana Maria Archila, the co-executive director for the Center for Popular Democracy (CPD), told me. (Archila was one of the...

10/8/2018 | Epeak Daily | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
10/8/2018 | Published by: Truthout
10/8/2018

Amazon’s $15 an Hour Minimum Wage and the Federal Reserve Board

Amazon’s $15 an Hour Minimum Wage and the Federal Reserve Board

This is where Fed Up played an incredible role. They were a crucial voice on the other side, constantly reminding the Fed of its legal mandate to promote full employment. Fed Up had important...

10/8/2018 | Truthout | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Futures and Commodity Market News: United States : Sanders, Sherman Introduce Legislation to Break Up Too Big to Fail Financial Institutions

The bill is supported by the AFL-CIO, Public Citizen, Americans for Financial Reform, Center for Popular Democracy Action and Demand Progress Action. Experts supporting the bill include: Simon...

10/6/2018 | Futures Trading Charts | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
10/2/2018 | Published by: The Intercept
10/2/2018

Modern Monetary Theory Grapples with People Actually Paying Attention to It

Modern Monetary Theory Grapples with People Actually Paying Attention to It

Looking ahead, MMT advocates hope to grow their movement through grassroots organizing. One example they pointed to was Fed Up, a national campaign launched in 2015, whereby low-income workers and...

10/2/2018 | The Intercept | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
10/1/2018 | Published by: The New York Times
10/1/2018

The Anguish of Jeff Flake

The Anguish of Jeff Flake

Ana Maria Archila, one of the protesters who spoke to Mr. Flake on his way to the Senate Judiciary Committee meeting on Friday.

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10/1/2018 | The New York Times | Civic Engagement

Woman who confronted Jeff Flake on elevator: We connected because he's a father, I'm a mother

The woman who confronted Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona in an elevator Friday about his upcoming vote for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh said the senator's decision to force a new...

10/1/2018 | CBS News | Civic Engagement

Meet One of the Sexual Assault Survivors Who Confronted Jeff Flake & Triggered FBI Kavanaugh Probe

Republican Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona was on his way to cast his vote, shortly after announcing his intentions to confirm Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, when he was confronted...

10/1/2018 | Democracy Now! | Civic Engagement
09/30/2018 | Published by: The Philadelphia Inquirer
09/30/2018

Maria Gallagher, Ana Maria Archila and the amazing power of everyday people raising their voice

Maria Gallagher, Ana Maria Archila and the amazing power of everyday people raising their voice

Maria Gallagher, a 23-year-old woman from New York, had never told anyone about the time she was sexually assaulted before she blurted it out to a United States senator, Republican Jeff Flake of...

09/30/2018 | The Philadelphia Inquirer | Civic Engagement

The elevator moment: when to speak up, when to stay quiet, and the power of both

Anger, pain, and courage.

That was what the moment was about.

Two women and their pain.

A U.S. Senator in an elevator, literally trapped and torn.

Frozen by their...

09/30/2018 | CNN | Civic Engagement

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