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Amazon's NYC breakup over HQ2 may spark more outrage over corporate subsidies nationwide

"Together, we will continue pressing our demands that Amazon show up in our communities to listen to community members about real concerns regarding jobs, displacement, rising costs, lack of...

02/15/2019 | CNBC | Civic Engagement
02/15/2019 | Published by: BuzzFeed News
02/15/2019

Opinion: Beating Back Amazon Is Just The Beginning

Opinion: Beating Back Amazon Is Just The Beginning

Amazon has decided to take its marbles and go home. The richest guy in the world has been defeated by community organizers in Queens, after immigrants, workers and local small businesses stood up...

02/15/2019 | BuzzFeed News | Civic Engagement

Open Letter to Members of Congress on DHS Funding Deal

02.14.2019

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02/14/2019 | Immigrant Rights - Combating Family Separation & Deportation
02/14/2019 | Published by: Patch
02/14/2019

Protesters, Mariachis Rally Outside Chase CEO Jamie Dimon's Home

Protesters, Mariachis Rally Outside Chase CEO Jamie Dimon's Home

The rally was organized by groups such as Make the Road New York, the Center for Popular Democracy and Rainforest Action Network as part of the Corporate Backers of Hate campaign. The campaign's...

02/14/2019 | Patch | Civic Engagement
02/14/2019 | Published by: CityLab
02/14/2019

New York’s Ejection of Amazon Is the Start of a Movement

New York’s Ejection of Amazon Is the Start of a Movement

In a letter released Wednesday by the advocacy organization Local Progress, representatives from New York City, Chicago, Columbus, Austin, Dallas, Indiana, Somerville, D.C., Philadelphia, and...

02/14/2019 | CityLab | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
02/13/2019 | Published by: Lawyers, Guns & Money
02/13/2019

Just Cause Firing

Just Cause Firing

But Mr. Lander disagreed, saying his proposed legislation was needed, regardless of whether it might be part of a broader campaign to organize fast-food workers. He cited a recent survey by...

02/13/2019 | Lawyers, Guns & Money | Civic Engagement
02/12/2019 | Published by: The New York Times
02/12/2019

After Winning a $15 Minimum Wage, Fast Food Workers Now Battle Unfair Firing

After Winning a $15 Minimum Wage, Fast Food Workers Now Battle Unfair Firing

But Mr. Lander disagreed, saying his proposed legislation was needed, regardless of whether it might be part of a broader campaign to organize fast-food workers. He cited a recent survey by...

02/12/2019 | The New York Times | Civic Engagement
02/12/2019 | Published by: Huffington Post
02/12/2019

Severance Pay Could Be The Next Big Progressive Labor Cause

Severance Pay Could Be The Next Big Progressive Labor Cause

The effort in New Jersey grew directly out of that Toys R Us campaign. Infuriated over the lack of severance, former Toys R Us employees began publicly protesting against the bankrupt company’s...

02/12/2019 | Huffington Post | Civic Engagement
02/11/2019 | Published by: Albany Times-Union
02/11/2019

National liberal groups back ‘fusion voting’ in New York

National liberal groups back ‘fusion voting’ in New York

A letter provided to the Times Union was signed by leaders of national liberal groups Indivisible and Moveon, women's rights advocates from the groups NARAL and UltraViolet, large community...

02/11/2019 | Albany Times-Union | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy

"Now Is the Time to Be Bold and Unapologetic': Progressives Building 'Unprecedented Political Coalition Around Green New Deal

That attention to "frontline and vulnerable communities" has rallied backers such as Jennifer Epps-Addison, president and co-executive director of the Center for Popular Democracy Network.

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02/11/2019 | Common Dreams | Civic Engagement, Organizing for Climate Justice

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