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Calls Renewed for Charter School Regulations

The Philadelphia Tribune - December 12, 2014, by Wilford Shamlin -A new report calls for tighter regulations of Philadelphia charter schools, concluding wasteful spending at the privately managed...

Study: Latino and Immigrant Workers More Likely To Die in Construction Falls

WNYC – October 24, 2013, by Mirela Iverac - In New York, the majority of those who die working in construction are Latinos and immigrants, according to a new report from the Center for Popular...

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Activista colombiana de Queens confrontó a Senador Flake en ascensor sobre caso Kavanaugh

Activista colombiana de Queens confrontó a Senador Flake en ascensor sobre caso Kavanaugh

Ana María Archila, un activista colombiana residente en Queens que ha liderado muchas protestas en Nueva York, ganó atención nacional ayer al confrontar al senador Jeff Flake en un elevador del...

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Amalgamated Bank Sets Example with $15 Minimum Wage

Following Amalgamated Bank’s announcement that it will raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour, Brian...

Raising the Bar for Workers and Families
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Former Fed Staffer, Activists Detail Plan to Overhaul Central Bank

Former Fed Staffer, Activists Detail Plan to Overhaul Central Bank

A former top Federal Reserve staffer joined with activists on Monday to lay out the mechanics of a plan to overhaul the structure of the U.S. central bank.

Dartmouth College’s Andrew Levin...

Wall Street Journal | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
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Here's How The #AbolishICE Movement Really Got Started

Here's How The #AbolishICE Movement Really Got Started

"The demand to abolish ICE has existed almost since the beginning of ICE," Ana Maria Archila, co-executive director of the Center for Popular Democracy, told Refinery29. "Since its creation, there...

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How Obama Can Help New York Immigrants Before Leaving Office

How Obama Can Help New York Immigrants Before Leaving Office

Barack Obama may have given his farewell address, but he still has work to do. In his speech, the president rightly celebrated America’s history of welcoming immigrants and their contributions to...

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Pittsburgh marchers decry racial, economic injustice

Pittsburgh marchers decry racial, economic injustice

The message was often strident, but the mood of Friday afternoon’s “Still We Rise” march was spirited. More than 1,500 demonstrators, some in strollers, marched down Grant Street under the wing of...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Protecting Immigrant Communities, Raising the Bar for Workers and Families
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The financial reality facing America's 16 million retail workers

The financial reality facing America's 16 million retail workers

Shaheim Wright's house is falling apart. It's infested with bedbugs. The washing machine is broken. He needs a new sink. Oh, and there's the crack in the bathtub.

"It's leaking out, and...

NPR Marketplace | Restoring a Fair Workweek

De Blasio Administration Rejects Two Council Voter Registration Bills

Gotham Gazette - October 23, 2014, by Kristen Meriwether -In 2000 the City Council passed Local Law 29 which aimed to increase voter registration by requiring 19 city agencies to offer voter...

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