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As the federal government fails the people of Puerto Rico, local governments and states must step up

“Most recently, I’ve answered the call to service within my Delaware community. As the Program Director for Achievement Matters, I lead a team working with youth to close the educational...

08/27/2018 | Delaware Liberal | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond

Investment Banks Doubled Down on Immigration Detention Amidst Family Separation

CoreCivic and Geo Group are highly reliant on loans to function and expand, according to a report from Make The Road, The Center for Popular Democracy and Enlace, a group that advocates for...

08/27/2018 | Documented | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
08/26/2018 | Published by: Bloomberg
08/26/2018

S&P 500, Nasdaq end at records after Fed speech

S&P 500, Nasdaq end at records after Fed speech

Several protesters from the progressive group Fed Up stood outside the conference room where Powell delivered the speech.

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08/26/2018 | Bloomberg | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
08/25/2018 | Published by: The New York Times
08/25/2018

Are Superstar Firms and Amazon Effects Reshaping the Economy?

Are Superstar Firms and Amazon Effects Reshaping the Economy?

“Wage stagnation is not a puzzle,” said Marshall Steinbaum, a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute, who spoke on a panel organized by the activist group Fed Up outside the lodge where the Fed...

08/25/2018 | The New York Times | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

As the federal government fails the people of Puerto Rico, local governments and states must step up

Given the likelihood that even more Puerto Ricans will resettle on the mainland the Center for Popular Democracy and Local Progress have published a policy guide, the first of its kind, offering a...

08/24/2018 | The Hill | Civic Engagement

Southern Cities Are Passing Paid Sick Leave—But Republicans Won’t Let Them Have It

Texas advocates for paid sick leave haven’t given up hope, however. They plan to wield the sheer amount of popular support for these ordinances in their favor and against the state politicians who...

08/24/2018 | In These Times | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
08/24/2018 | Published by: The Washington Post
08/24/2018

Fed chairman defends interest rate hikes as Trump’s attacks show no sign of working

Fed chairman defends interest rate hikes as Trump’s attacks show no sign of working

Several protesters from the progressive group Fed Up stood outside the conference room where Powell delivered the speech. Much like Trump, they say raising rates again will harm working people’s...

08/24/2018 | The Washington Post | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Bankruptcy lenders say 'no' to more cash benefits for fired Toys 'R' Us workers

Wachtell's letter said there's $180 million set aside for unsecured creditors with administrative claims. The two advocacy groups, which include the Center for Popular Democracy and the Private...

08/24/2018 | Bloomberg | Restoring a Fair Workweek
08/23/2018 | Published by: Primera Hora
08/23/2018

Más alta la factura de luz y otras implicaciones de los acuerdos de la junta

Más alta la factura de luz y otras implicaciones de los acuerdos de la junta

Encubrimiento de violaciones de ley, conflicto de intereses, ganancias desmedidas de especuladores financieros y mayores cargas económicas para el pueblo son algunas de las implicaciones de los...

08/23/2018 | Primera Hora | Civic Engagement
08/23/2018 | Published by: Politico
08/23/2018

Why markets ignore Trump news

Why markets ignore Trump news

ALSO TODAY: FED UP IN WYOMING — Per release: “On the eve of the Federal Reserve’s annual economic symposium in Jackson Hole, researchers, scholars, and workers will join Fed Up for a panel...

08/23/2018 | Politico | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

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