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02/19/2018 | Published by: Hearst Newspapers
02/19/2018

Groups demand recovery money for Puerto Rico

Groups demand recovery money for Puerto Rico

The Center for Popular Democracy and Make the Road CT plan to deliver postcards at the Bridgeport office of U.S. Rep....

02/19/2018 | Hearst Newspapers | Civic Engagement
02/16/2018 | Published by: ThinkProgress
02/16/2018

Austin becomes first city in the South to mandate paid sick leave

Austin becomes first city in the South to mandate paid sick leave

But Austin’s paid sick leave vote has implications for many other areas. Sarah Johnson, the co-executive director of...

02/16/2018 | ThinkProgress | Connecting Elected Officials for ‘Local Progress’
02/15/2018 | Published by: Common Dreams
02/15/2018

So-Called 'Common Sense' Immigration Plan Denounced as 'Mass Deportation Bill'

So-Called 'Common Sense' Immigration Plan Denounced as 'Mass Deportation Bill'

Following news on Wednesday that a bipartisan group of senators known as the "Common Sense Caucus" reached a deal on an...

02/15/2018 | Common Dreams | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
02/13/2018 | Published by: The Philadelphia Citizen
02/13/2018

Fixing the Shift

Fixing the Shift

Hard on the heels of the Fight for $15 minimum wage campaign, a group that has won legislation or regulation changes...

02/13/2018 | The Philadelphia Citizen | Restoring a Fair Workweek
02/13/2018 | Published by: Wisconsin Gazette
02/13/2018

Milwaukee faces historic opportunity to transform schools. Here’s how.

Milwaukee faces historic opportunity to transform schools. Here’s how.

Milwaukee spends a greater fraction of its general fund on policing than many other major cities. A 2017 report from...

02/13/2018 | Wisconsin Gazette | Organizing for Education Justice

Trump’s Replacement for Janet Yellen as Fed Chair Should Follow Her Lead, Economists Say

Not everyone was so optimistic in Powell. Sam Bell—a research adviser at Fed Up, a campaign to encourage the central...

02/11/2018 | Newsweek | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
02/8/2018 | Published by: City Watch LA
02/8/2018

LA is Taking On the Fair Workweek Fight - It Could Change Your Life

LA is Taking On the Fair Workweek Fight - It Could Change Your Life

The Center for Popular Democracy did an extensive national study of retail workers in 2017, surveying over 1,000 people...

02/8/2018 | City Watch LA | Restoring a Fair Workweek

The Stock Market Swings Tell You Everything You Need To Know About Our Rigged Economy

Political activism on the left around monetary policy doesn’t have much infrastructure, but the Center for Popular...

02/8/2018 | The Intercept | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
02/7/2018 | Published by: NBC News
02/7/2018

Death and democracy: How a dying activist is spending his final days

Death and democracy: How a dying activist is spending his final days

Diagnosed with ALS in 2016, activist Ady Barkan is living on borrowed time. As his body deteriorates rapidly, he’s...

02/7/2018 | NBC News | Civic Engagement
02/7/2018 | Published by: ThinkProgress
02/7/2018

Dreamers demand protections as Senate Democrats cave on budget deal

Dreamers demand protections as Senate Democrats cave on budget deal

Immigrants and advocates were arrested in the U.S. Capitol Wednesday while urging lawmakers to support a “clean” Dream...

02/7/2018 | ThinkProgress | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative, Civic Engagement

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