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A Job Guarantee and the Federal Reserve Board

A Job Guarantee and the Federal Reserve Board

The idea that the government would commit itself to act as an employer of last resort and guarantee a job to everyone has been getting more attention in recent months. While many on the left have...

Truth-Out | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Yellen Says Improving Economy Still Faces Challenges

Federal Reserve Chair Janet L. Yellen on Friday expressed growing confidence that America’s market is...

Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
[created] | Published by: Philadelphia Daily News

Commentary: I need the economy to give me a fair chance

Commentary: I need the economy to give me a fair chance

I'VE ALWAYS enjoyed talking with people, and, as long as I can remember, I wanted to work in the hotel industry. It's been my dream to work with guests at the front desk to make sure they have the...

Philadelphia Daily News | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
[created] | Published by: Spectrum News (NY State of Politics)

Here and Now

Here and Now

At noon, members of the Hedge Clippers campaign, New York Communities for Change and The Center for Popular Democracy protest Blackstone, a company behind foreclosures in Puerto Rico, 345 Park Ave...

Spectrum News (NY State of Politics) | Civic Engagement
[created] | Published by: Politico

Progressive groups target Julián Castro

Progressive groups target Julián Castro

The veepstakes oppo war has begun.

With Bernie Sanders’ durability exciting progressives at their potential to shape the Democratic race, a coalition of groups — many of them backers of the...

Politico | Organizing for Housing Justice & A Home to Thrive

Progressive Candidates Are Pulling the Democratic Party Left, Whether the Establishment Likes It or Not

One of the candidates taking on the establishment is Kerri Harris, who is running to unseat Sen. Tom Carper, a Democrat from Delaware. Harris, who is a community organizer with the Center for...

Truth-Out | Civic Engagement

Charter School Vulnerabilities to Waste, Fraud, and Abuse

Minnesota passed the first charter school law in 1991.[i] Since then, lawmakers in 41 states and the District of Columbia have written their own charter school laws....

Organizing for Education Justice
[created] | Published by: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Black leaders in Pittsburgh echo frustration voiced across nation

Black leaders in Pittsburgh echo frustration voiced across nation

Pittsburgh could easily become the next Dallas as frustrations in poor black neighborhoods continue to mount over perceived economic inequalities and mistreatment by police officers, black...

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review | Raising the Bar for Workers and Families

The John Gore Organization & Scarlett Johansson's Our Town Benefit Raises $500,000 for Hurricane Maria Community Relief Fund

The event played to a full house and a very enthusiastic crowd. With more than 3,500 tickets sold, it was one of the largest audiences the play has ever been presented to in one night. Johansson...

Civic Engagement

When Work Creates Insecurity

Many of us think that any employment, even part time, provides a measure of security. This is not the case for the millions of low-wage workers who are subject to unstable work schedules. In an...

Restoring a Fair Workweek

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