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How Democrats can neutralize GOP tax law

Republicans managed in the last throes of 2017 to push through a tax bill that was both widely loathed and widely...

01/17/2018 | Civic Engagement

Thomas DiNapoli urged to stop investments that hurt P.R.

Activist groups are asking state Controller Thomas DiNapoli to halt investments in two private equity firms they blame...

01/17/2018 | Civic Engagement
01/16/2018 | Published by: The Nation
01/16/2018

From Seattle to St. Petersburg: Highlights of the Urban Resistance, Year 1

From Seattle to St. Petersburg: Highlights of the Urban Resistance, Year 1

Donald Trump’s first year in office will be remembered in this country as a nightmare of national debasement, a time...

01/16/2018 | The Nation | Connecting Elected Officials for ‘Local Progress’
01/16/2018 | Published by: The Nation
01/16/2018

The Health-Care Industry Is Sick

The Health-Care Industry Is Sick

I have ALS, a deadly, incurable neurological disease that is paralyzing my whole body, including my diaphragm. This...

01/16/2018 | The Nation | Civic Engagement

Dr. Martin Luther King Day -- New York City Rally Today Against Trump’s Racist “Shithole” comment

A coalition including 1199SEIU, the Haitian Round Table, National Action Network, Women’s March, New York State Nurses...

01/15/2018 | Black Star News | Racial Justice
01/11/2018 | Published by: People
01/11/2018

Jessica Biel Throws Shade, Meryl Streep, Mila Kunis & More

Jessica Biel Throws Shade, Meryl Streep, Mila Kunis & More

Alyssa Milano and Ady Barkan attend the Los Angeles Supports a Dream Act Now! protest on Wednesday....

01/11/2018 | People | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
01/10/2018 | Published by: The Huffington Post
01/10/2018

Insurer To Cover Dying Activist’s Breathing Machine After Twitter Campaign

Insurer To Cover Dying Activist’s Breathing Machine After Twitter Campaign

The California-based insurance company HealthNet agreed to cover a breathing assistance machine for Ady Barkan, a 34-...

01/10/2018 | The Huffington Post | Civic Engagement
01/8/2018 | Published by: People
01/8/2018

Dream Come True

Dream Come True

Alyssa Milano and Ady Barkan attend the Los Angeles Supports a Dream Act Now! protest on Wednesday....

01/8/2018 | People | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

How cities are bypassing states to explore registering hundreds of thousands to vote

National groups, in search of voting rights laws that could be pursued in Republican-controlled states, have taken...

01/5/2018 | Mic | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy
01/4/2018 | Published by: The Washington Post
01/4/2018

Divided Democrats face liberal backlash on immigration

Divided Democrats face liberal backlash on immigration

Opponents of demonstrators urging the Democratic Party to protect the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Act (DACA...

01/4/2018 | The Washington Post | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

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