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Reclaim School Reform

The Nation - December 4, 2013 - One of the greatest challenges facing American education today is a fantasy, spun by billionaire-funded “think tanks” and often repeated uncritically by
politicians...

12/4/2013 | Promoting Strong Public Schools

A New Day, New York

The Huffington Post - December 4, 2013, by Camille Rivera - Nearly a month ago, a new day dawned in New York politics. After 20 years of...

12/4/2013 | Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth

Workers of the (finance) world unite – and unionize

Al Jazeera - December 3, 2013, by E. Tammy Kim - Adjacent to its lofty, glass-faced midtown headquarters, Bank of America operates a humble retail location for individuals and small...

12/3/2013 | Holding Wall Street Accountable

Report: NYC Can Raise $1 Billion Through Wall St. Market Power

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
December 3, 2013

Contact: Tony Perlstein,...

12/3/2013 | Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth

Leveraging New York's financial Power to Combat Inequality - The Report

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Leveraging New York's financial Power to Combat Inequality

New York is among the most unequal cities in the US. This inequality has become the most...

12/2/2013 | Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth

Bad deals with Wall Street are costing the city as much as $1 billion a year

NY Daily News - December 2, 2013, by Phyllis Furman - Coalition urges city to change its relationship with banks as a way to address income inequality.

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12/2/2013 | Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth

How Much Higher Should the Minimum Wage Be? (Much Higher)

Gawker - December 2, 2013, by Hamilton Nolan - Last week, voters in SeaTac, Washington voted to raise the minimum wage for airport workers...

12/2/2013 | Raising the Minimum Wage

Require paid sick leave for all of N.J.: Editorial

Star Ledger - November 30, 2013 - From the folks who brought us voter suppression laws and “stand your ground,” there’s a new movement that paints a target on the little guy: The American...

11/30/2013 | Ensuring Paid Sick Time for All Workers, Improving Job Quality

New Pilot Program Gives Immigrant Detainees Public Defenders

NPR - November 29, 2013, by Hansi Lo Wang - In the American criminal justice system, you have the right to an attorney. And if you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed for you.

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11/29/2013

New Program Arms Immigrants Facing Deportation with Legal Aid

WNYC - November 20, 2013, by John Hockenberry - Fifty years ago, in a case called Gideon v. Wainwright, the Supreme Court mandated that those accused of a crime must be provided a lawyer,...

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