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06/18/2018 | Published by: Los Angeles Times
06/18/2018

For big banks, breaking the rules is a trade secret

For big banks, breaking the rules is a trade secret

There has been plenty of murmuring about shoddy sales practices at major banks beyond Wells Fargo. Front-line...

06/18/2018 | Los Angeles Times | Civic Engagement

Nine Months After Hurricane Maria, Congress Isn't Doing Much to Help

If a commission discovered “any wrongdoing, any corruption, any malice in that corruption,” added Julio Lopez Varona of...

06/17/2018 | Vice | Civic Engagement
06/14/2018 | Published by: NBC Philadelphia
06/14/2018

Philadelphia Hopes to Become Next Major City to Pass Fair Workweek Legislation

Philadelphia Hopes to Become Next Major City to Pass Fair Workweek Legislation

It is part of a larger, nationwide effort that has already been introduced in San Francisco, Seattle and New York....

06/14/2018 | NBC Philadelphia | Restoring a Fair Workweek
06/13/2018 | Published by: Bethesda Magazine
06/13/2018

Business Notes: Maryland Among Locations That Could Host 2026 World Cup Games

Business Notes: Maryland Among Locations That Could Host 2026 World Cup Games

“Elected officials across the country are paying close attention to how Amazon and other corporations have responded to...

06/13/2018 | Bethesda Magazine | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
06/12/2018 | Published by: The New York Times
06/12/2018

Seattle Officials Repeal Tax That Upset Amazon

Seattle Officials Repeal Tax That Upset Amazon

“From coast to coast, people lose their homes and get displaced from their communities even as the biggest corporations...

06/12/2018 | The New York Times | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
05/20/2018 | Published by: El Nuevo Dia
05/20/2018

El premio de la diáspora boricua

El premio de la diáspora boricua

“En el noreste, grupos de poder inmigrante como Make the Road, afiliadas al Center for Popular Democracy, organizan a...

05/20/2018 | El Nuevo Dia | Civic Engagement
05/20/2018 | Published by: Gotham Gazette
05/20/2018

The Week Ahead in New York Politics, May 21

The Week Ahead in New York Politics, May 21

On Monday at 11 a.m. at City Hall Park, “Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), joined by New York State Assemblyman...

05/20/2018 | Gotham Gazette | Civic Engagement
05/18/2018 | Published by: CityLab
05/18/2018

Seattle Unanimously Passes an 'Amazon Tax' to Fund Affordable Housing

Seattle Unanimously Passes an 'Amazon Tax' to Fund Affordable Housing

Nearly 40 elected city officials from all corners of the U.S., including from metros bracing for Amazon HQ2 like Boston...

05/18/2018 | CityLab | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
05/16/2018 | Published by: The Progressive
05/16/2018

Toys 'R' Us and the Death of Retail

Toys 'R' Us and the Death of Retail

When Debbie Beard found out the company she'd worked at for 29 years, Toys R Us, was closing down, she was shocked--she...

05/16/2018 | The Progressive | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Laid-Off Workers Demand Severance Pay From Equity Firms Behind Toys "R" Us Bankruptcy

Today we bring you a conversation with Debbie Beard, an assistant manager at Babies "R" Us in Phoenix, Arizona, and ...

05/16/2018 | Truthout | Restoring a Fair Workweek

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