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The very vocal protesters who took on the Fed are now fighting to protect it

Liberal advocacy group Fed Up launched a campaign nearly three years ago in hopes of persuading the nation's central...

02/14/2017 | CNBC | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
02/14/2017 | Published by: NJ.com
02/14/2017

N.J. company named among worst for wage theft fined $3.2 million

N.J. company named among worst for wage theft fined $3.2 million

NEW YORK-- The New York City Comptroller levied a huge fine on a Parsippany company that cheated dozens of workers,...

02/14/2017 | NJ.com | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
02/14/2017 | Published by: Daily Record
02/14/2017

Parsippany contractor fined $3.2M for underpaying immigrant labor

Parsippany contractor fined $3.2M for underpaying immigrant labor

New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer on Tuesday assessed $3.2 million in fines against a Parsippany-based...

02/14/2017 | Daily Record | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
02/14/2017 | Published by: Brooklyn Daily Eagle
02/14/2017

Stringer nails contractor who stole $1.7 million from immigrant workers

Stringer nails contractor who stole $1.7 million from immigrant workers

After getting away with stealing money from his immigrant employees’ paychecks for years, a major contractor who worked...

02/14/2017 | Brooklyn Daily Eagle | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Think The Minimum Wage Will Be Safe Under Labor Secretary Puzder? Not So Fast.

This year was supposed to be a good one for America’s workers. After all, nearly 12 million workers won higher wages in...

02/8/2017 | Alternet | Raising the Minimum Wage
01/25/2017 | Published by: Colorado Springs Independent
01/25/2017

State legislators clash over the rights of charter schools

State legislators clash over the rights of charter schools

To state Sen. Owen Hill, the issue is simple. "We [should] treat all public school students equally within a district...

01/25/2017 | Colorado Springs Independent | Organizing for Education Justice
01/17/2017 | Published by: Gotham Gazette
01/17/2017

How Obama Can Help New York Immigrants Before Leaving Office

How Obama Can Help New York Immigrants Before Leaving Office

Barack Obama may have given his farewell address, but he still has work to do. In his speech, the president rightly...

01/17/2017 | Gotham Gazette | Connecting Elected Officials for ‘Local Progress’
01/17/2017 | Published by: The Center for Popular Democracy
01/17/2017

Center for Popular Democracy Names Jennifer Epps-Addison Network President

Center for Popular Democracy Names Jennifer Epps-Addison Network President

The Center for Popular Democracy Tuesday announced the appointment of Jennifer Epps-Addison as the new president of its...

01/17/2017 | The Center for Popular Democracy | Racial Justice
01/16/2017 | Published by: The Washington Post
01/16/2017

Martin Luther King, institutions and power

Martin Luther King, institutions and power

Jared Bernstein, a former chief economist to Vice President Biden, is a senior fellow at the Center on Budget and...

01/16/2017 | The Washington Post | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

5 Reasons Billionaire GOP Donor and Public School Privatizer Betsy DeVos Should Not Be Secretary of Education

Billionaire Betsy DeVos, a major GOP funder and party activist from Michigan, has been tapped by Donald Trump to become...

01/14/2017 | Organizing for Education Justice

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