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Toys ‘R’ Us Workers Face Harsh Reality in Quest for Severance

Toys ‘R’ Us Workers Face Harsh Reality in Quest for Severance

“Historically, Toys “R” Us has offered generous severance to workers, which is part of why it should be forced to offer payments to workers now," said Carrie Gleason, campaign manager for the...

National Real Estate Investor | Restoring a Fair Workweek

A City Invokes Seizure Laws to Save Homes

The power of eminent domain has traditionally worked against homeowners, who can be forced to sell their property to make way for a new highway or shopping mall. But now the working-class city of...

Organizing for Housing Justice & A Home to Thrive, Holding Wall Street Accountable
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Illinois African-American Jobless Rate Among The Nation's Highest

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Illinois African-American Jobless Rate Among The Nation's Highest

The African-American unemployment rate in Illinois is improving, but it is still one of the highest in the nation, shows a ...

Progress Illinois | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

KKR, Bain Create $20 Million Fund for Toys ‘R’ Us Workers

Toys “R” Us shuttered its last stores at the end of June and its liquidation left more than 30,000 workers without expected severance payouts. That prompted months of lobbying by the employees,...

Bloomberg | Holding Wall Street Accountable

Youth of Color Demand Racial Justice in Gun Reform During #NationalSchoolWalkout

In the days leading up to today’s protest, young people of color released a petition that calls for gun reform and school safety measures that center racial justice. In the petition, which was...

Colorlines | Organizing for Education Justice

¿Vale la pena quitarle dinero a la policía para apoyar temas como la vivienda, la educación y la salud?

Un nuevo informe analiza el concepto de 'desinversión de la policía'. La controversial idea es fomentada por activistas latinos y afroestadounidenses, buscando menos discriminación y más apoyo a...

CityLab Latino | Justice Transformation

Rate Hike Opponents Overwhelmed The Fed's Phone System

Left-leaning groups affiliated with the Fed Up campaign, including CREDO Action, the Working Families Party and Daily Kos, estimate that over...

Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
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Advocates of minimum wage hike raise more than $1.4 million

Advocates of minimum wage hike raise more than $1.4 million

Proponents of hiking the state’s minimum wage have already collected more than $1.4 million to put the issue on the November ballot and convince voters to support it.

But there’s no word on...

Arizona Capitol Times | Raising the Bar for Workers and Families
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The #MeToo Movement and Everyday Industries, Part 2

The #MeToo Movement and Everyday Industries, Part 2

The Center for Popular Democracy reports that 18 percent of women have upper-management positions, even though they make up 60 percent of first-line supervisors. People of color, namely black and...

Reynolds Center for Business Journalism | Civic Engagement
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New York Must Take Action Against Corporate Backers of Hate

New York Must Take Action Against Corporate Backers of Hate

Make the Road New York and the Center for Popular Democracy recently exposed President Trump’s corporate “backers of hate,” companies that stand to profit off an agenda so steeped in hate,...

Gotham Gazette | Civic Engagement

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