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04/10/2018 | Published by: ReWire News
04/10/2018

Cash Bail Fuels the Prison Industrial Complex. But We Can Stop It.

Cash Bail Fuels the Prison Industrial Complex. But We Can Stop It.

From 2015 to 2018, the homeless population in Los Angeles rose from less than 29,000 to 59,000. Many of those homeless Angelenos were formerly incarcerated, and many will again be incarcerated for...

04/10/2018 | ReWire News | Racial Justice
04/5/2018 | Published by: New York Daily News
04/5/2018

NYC students rally for more guidance counselors, fewer cops

NYC students rally for more guidance counselors, fewer cops

City students called for more guidance counselors and fewer police in public schools at a spirited rally on the steps of City Hall Wednesday. The protest organized by the student-led Urban Youth...

04/5/2018 | New York Daily News | Organizing for Education Justice
04/5/2018 | Published by: The New York Times
04/5/2018

How Lisa Murkowski Mastered Trump’s Washington

How Lisa Murkowski Mastered Trump’s Washington

When details of the Senate tax bill started to emerge in the fall, it became clear that many Republicans hoped the ultimate bill would contain a provision that opened up a portion of ANWR for...

04/5/2018 | The New York Times | Civic Engagement

Twitter will now allow you to report hate speech against people with disabilities

“This is a really good development for me and millions of people like me who want to be able to use Twitter without being attacked for our disabilities,” activist Ady Barkan, director of Local...

04/4/2018 | Mic | Civic Engagement
04/4/2018 | Published by: The Washington Post
04/4/2018

The King who carried on the fight for economic justice

The King who carried on the fight for economic justice

Coretta Scott King opposed violence in all its forms — from the personal violence that took her husband 50 years ago Wednesday, to what she described as the economic violence of unemployment and...

04/4/2018 | The Washington Post | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
04/4/2018 | Published by: The Hill
04/4/2018

Host of issues converge to bring about scrutiny of NY Fed pick

Host of issues converge to bring about scrutiny of NY Fed pick

Progressive groups focus on unemployment. The "Fed Up" campaign has advocated keeping monetary policy stimulus in place longer to drive unemployment lower. Fed officials, including John Williams,...

04/4/2018 | The Hill | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
04/4/2018 | Published by: The Nation
04/4/2018

The Government Should Guarantee Everyone a Good Job

The Government Should Guarantee Everyone a Good Job

Progressives have begun to dream more boldly. We have graduated from a public option to single payer. From lower sentences to eliminating cash bail. From motor-voter to automatic-voter...

04/4/2018 | The Nation | Civic Engagement
04/3/2018 | Published by: The New American
04/3/2018

Progressives Choose Wrong Target in Opposing Prospective New York Fed Head

Progressives Choose Wrong Target in Opposing Prospective New York Fed Head

“Of course not," Shawn Sebastian, co-leader of the Fed Up coalition of advocacy groups and labor unions, told Politico he opposes Williams in part because Williams has occasionally favored...

04/3/2018 | The New American | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
04/3/2018 | Published by: CNBC
04/3/2018

John Williams named to take over key New York Fed president post

John Williams named to take over key New York Fed president post

Fed Up, a group of economists and former Fed officials, and other organizations have been critical of the selection process as well as the approach the central bank has taken to policy-making. "...

04/3/2018 | CNBC | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
04/3/2018 | Published by: Reuters
04/3/2018

NY Fed names Williams to top post amid political backlash

NY Fed names Williams to top post amid political backlash

“Yet the drum beat of criticism in recent weeks, including a demonstration outside the New York Fed and letters from state and city lawmakers, is raising worries within the Fed about independence...

04/3/2018 | Reuters | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

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