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Coalition Calls for Fed Focus on Full Employment, Higher Wages

The Dallas Morning News - March 4, 2015, by Sheryl Jean - A coalition of community and labor groups in Texas is calling for the Federal Reserve to focus on full employment and higher wages for...

03/4/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Activists to Protest at Regional Feds Ahead of Jobs Data

Wall Street Journal - March 3, 2015, by Pedro Nicolaci da Costa - A network of liberal activists is planning a series of small demonstrations outside of several Federal Reserve...

03/3/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Letter to the Editor: Proposed Legislation in Maryland Would Sacrifice Standards of Charter Schools

Washington Post - March 3, 2015, by Anne Kaiser - I share The Post’s interest in a healthy environment for charter schools in Maryland, as expressed in the Feb. 25 editorial “ Give...

03/3/2015 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

NYT Misses the Story on the Fed and African American Unemployment

CEPR - March 3, 2015 - The NYT...

03/3/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Wall Street, Main Street, and Martin Luther King Boulevard: Why African Americans Must Not Be Left Out of the Federal Reserve’s Full Employment Mandate

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The story of the economic recovery varies dramatically depending on where it is being told. On Wall Street, big banks look stronger, bigger, and healthier...

03/3/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up, Restoring a Fair Workweek

Small Business Hiring is Swinging Higher

CBS News - March 3, 2015, by Jonathan Berr - Want another sign of the economic rebound? Small-business hiring is on the rise.

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03/3/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up, Restoring a Fair Workweek

School Voucher Opponents Ready for Fight as Bill Advances

The Tennessean - March 3, 2015, bt Jason Gonzales - Anti-voucher groups are digging in for a fight as the second of two almost identical voucher bills easily passed the House Education and...

03/3/2015 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

Voters Want Less Charter School Growth and More Regulation, Survey Finds

Ed Week - March 3, 2015, by Arianna Prothero - A national poll of U.S. voters finds that although a majority of voters support charter schools, they aren't necessarily in favor of expanding them...

03/3/2015 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

Statement from the Fed Up coalition on Philadelphia Fed’s Announcement of a New President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 2, 2015

Contact:Ricardo A. Ramírez, rramirez@populardemocracy.org, 202-464-...

03/2/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
03/2/2015 | Published by: The New York Times
03/2/2015

A Life Without Papers

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A Life Without Papers

New York Times - March 2, 2015, by Ehiracenia Vasquez - The birth certificates for my children, born here eight and four years ago. The receipts that prove I paid property taxes on the trailer...

03/2/2015 | The New York Times | Immigrant Rights - Combating Family Separation & Deportation

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