Releases and Advisories

02.29.2016


Washington, D.C.—As the number of charter schools continues to rise, few states are paying adequate attention to how to hold these schools accountable to parents, communities, and taxpayers. Now, new poll results released today by In the Public Interest...

02.19.2016

President Obama has announced his intentions to fulfill his constitutional responsibility to nominate a replacement to the Supreme Court to fill Justice Scalia’s seat. Obama also called on the Senate to fulfill its responsibility to give that person a fair hearing and a timely...

02.19.2016


NEW YORK CITY Wal-Mart’s wage hike to a minimum $10 per hour kicks in tomorrow, February 20, but the higher wages fall well short of a living wage. Last year, Wal-Mart earned more than $16 billion in net income and announced plans to...

02/12/2016


Statement & Booking Opportunity: This week, President Obama called on Illinois and states across the country to reduce the barriers to voting by passing Automatic Voter Registration that would automatically register every eligible...

02/19/16


NEW YORK CITY  The Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) and Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste (PCUN) commended Oregon lawmakers for raising ...

02/08/16 


Today, the Fed Up campaign released a report showing that the January 1 appointments to the 12 Federal Reserve...

02/08/2016


WASHINGTON Today, the Center for Popular Democracy released a report, State Takeovers of Low-Performing Schools: A Record of Academic Failure, Financial Mismanagement, & Student Harm, showing that all statewide takeovers...

02/05/2016


Statement & Booking Opportunity: Ady Barkan, Director of the Fed Up campaign, released the following statement in response to today’s Jobs Report:


“While January’s job data shows a...

Today, the Supreme Court decided to review President Obama’s executive order from 2014 to expand Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and implement Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA). Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) applauds this decision and CPD’s Co-Executive...

1/27/2016


Statement and Booking Opportunity
: Ady Barkan, Campaign Director for Fed Up, released the following statement regarding the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting today:


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