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Think The Minimum Wage Will Be Safe Under Labor Secretary Puzder? Not So Fast.

This year was supposed to be a good one for America’s workers. After all, nearly 12 million workers won higher wages in 2016, the result of sustained and coordinated efforts around the country....

Alternet | Raising the Bar for Workers and Families

Is the Fed Due for a Revamp?

US News & World Report - November 13, 2014, by Katherine Peralta - Building on momentum from earlier this year, a group of policy advocates, economists and community organizations is calling...

Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Why Community Schools Are The Key To Our Future

by Kyle Serrette, Director of Education Justice Campaigns, Center for Popular Democracy


John H. Reagan High School is located in northeast Austin. In the late 1990s...

Organizing for Education Justice

Metro Phoenix Woman Fights For Toys R Us Workers' Severance Pay

Auerbach got mad and got moving. With the help of two groups, Rise Up Retail and Center for Popular Democracy, she joined other former employees to lobby politicians in Washington, D.C., and to...

KJZZ | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Puerto Rico is on Track for Historic Debt Forgiveness -- Unless Wall Street Gets its Way

For bondholders sitting on Puerto Rican debt, Hurricane Maria may have come just when they needed it, just as a yearslong battle over the fate of the island’s financial future was beginning to...

The Intercept | Civic Engagement
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Activists invite St. Louis Fed president on north St. Louis bus tour

Activists invite St. Louis Fed president on north St. Louis bus tour

Activists with a group pushing for changes at the Federal Reserve asked St. Louis Fed President James Bullard to accompany them on a bus tour of some of the poorest communities in St. Louis.

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St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Outside Clout in Final Report?

Times Union - August 10, 2014, by  Casey Seiler - Between its draft and final versions, a report by...

[created] | Published by: The Baynet.com

Voting rights restored to 40,000 Marylanders

Voting rights restored to 40,000 Marylanders

Source: The Baynet.com

The Maryland General Assembly overrode Governor Larry...

The Baynet.com | Fighting for an Inclusive Democracy

Tipirneni Gains Momentum In Last Week Of CD8 Special Elections, Outraises Lesko

The democrat gained her financial advantage mostly through small donors, but also recently received support from healthcare activist Ady Barkan, who launched a six-figure ad campaign supporting...

The Foothills Focus | Civic Engagement

Immigrant group targets Wells Fargo for supporting ‘Trump campaign of hate’

Advocates for undocumented immigrants gathered outside 3 Wells Fargo Center in uptown Charlotte Wednesday to demand the bank cut all ties with companies that profit from deportations.

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