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07/5/2018 | Published by: Splinter News
07/5/2018

The Eugenicist Doctor and the Vast Fortune Behind Trump’s Immigration Regime

The Eugenicist Doctor and the Vast Fortune Behind Trump’s Immigration Regime

Since the 2016 election, according to a report from the Center for Popular Democracy, Wall Street behemoths JPMorgan Chase & Co., Wells Fargo, and BlackRock have all increased their shares in...

07/5/2018 | Splinter News | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
07/4/2018 | Published by: Dallas Morning News
07/4/2018

What does it mean to be an American?

What does it mean to be an American?

The climate in the U.S. hasn't changed much since that incident four years ago. Fulbright still fights for the same causes, helping people in marginalized communities, but she has taken a more...

07/4/2018 | Dallas Morning News | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

Cities Are Saying ‘No’ to ICE by Canceling Their Contracts With the Agency

The stunning victory of 28-year-old Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the New York primary on June 26 pushed the call to “abolish ICE” suddenly and powerfully onto the national...

07/2/2018 | The Nation | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
06/25/2018 | Published by: Bloomberg
06/25/2018

Fed's Bostic to Hear Case for Excluding Housing From Inflation

Fed's Bostic to Hear Case for Excluding Housing From Inflation

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic will hear the case for excluding housing from measures of consumer prices that the U.S. central bank targets when he meets this week with...

06/25/2018 | Bloomberg | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
06/24/2018 | Published by: Daily Kos
06/24/2018

Sewer Socialism and Rebel Cities, part 3: Immigration Sanctuary

Sewer Socialism and Rebel Cities, part 3: Immigration Sanctuary

Several organization have put together resources for municipalities wanting to enact sanctuary policies: Local Progress is aggregating sanctuary city resources from multiple organizations.

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06/24/2018 | Daily Kos | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
06/22/2018 | Published by: The Nation
06/22/2018

Lessons From the Death of Seattle’s ‘Amazon’ Tax

Lessons From the Death of Seattle’s ‘Amazon’ Tax

In an act of novel cross-city solidarity, more than 50 members of the progressive political network Local Progress signed an open letter to Seattle expressing “strong support” for the tax, while...

06/22/2018 | The Nation | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

Battleground Texas: Progressive Cities Fight Back Against Anti-Immigrant, Right-Wing Forces

Sarah Johnson, the executive director of Local Progress, a group that works with Casar and other local politicians on passing progressive legislation, told Salon that the initiative "brings...

06/21/2018 | Salon | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

Nationwide protests against Trump’s family separation policy planned for June 30

The Women’s March is also organizing a nonviolent civil disobedience in partnership with Center for Popular Democracy and CASA in Action event for Thursday, June 28, in Washington, DC. The...

06/21/2018 | Vox | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
06/20/2018 | Published by: Minneapolis Star-Tribune
06/20/2018

Minnesota pension board looks at private equity strategy

Minnesota pension board looks at private equity strategy

Toys R Us has not fared well in recent years. And critics, led by New York’s populist-leaning Center for Popular Democracy, accused the huge equity-investment firms of making hundreds of millions...

06/20/2018 | Minneapolis Star-Tribune | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Puerto Rican Families Displaced in Florida by Hurricane María Recruited as Potential Voters

The Summer for Puerto Rico campaign is spearheaded by Julio López Varona, the Director of Puerto Rico Diaspora Campaigns at the Center for Popular Democracy. He emphasized that the focus of the...

06/19/2018 | NPR Latino USA | Civic Engagement

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