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How the Labor Movement is Thinking Ahead to a Post-Trump World

How the Labor Movement is Thinking Ahead to a Post-Trump World

The American labor movement, over the past four decades, has had two golden opportunities to shift the balance of power between workers and bosses — first in 1978, with unified Democratic control...

The Intercept | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Bill to offer state citizenship for undocumented immigrants

NY Daily News - June 16, 2014, by Erin Durkin - Undocumented immigrants in New York could become “state citizens” with a slew of benefits from driver’s licenses under a new bill to be introduced...

Which States Could Adopt Automatic Voter Registration Next?

If Americans needed any further proof that voting itself has become a partisan battleground, look no further than proposals calling for automatic voter registration.

California this month...

Governing | Fighting for an Inclusive Democracy

Should You Carry a Municipal ID Card?

OZY - April 29, 2014, by Pooja Bhatia - Comprehensive immigration reform is on again. No, it’s off again. No, it’s on again. Nope, it’s off again.

Take heart, CIR enthusiasts. As the back-...

[created] | Published by: The New Republic

Why Diversity Matters at the Federal Reserve

Why Diversity Matters at the Federal Reserve

There’s no question that race and gender matter in determining people’s economic fortunes. African Americans’ unemployment rate is typically twice as high as that of whites. The racial wealth gap...

The New Republic | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Fed officials tell activists rate hikes won't derail economy

An unusually large group of Federal Reserve policymakers appeared before activists on Thursday and defended their plans to raise interest rates to keep the U.S. economy from eventually overheating...

Reuters | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
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Tenants Protest Trump's Proposed Housing Budget Cuts

Tenants Protest Trump's Proposed Housing Budget Cuts

Hundreds of protesters from more than a dozen states demonstrated at a Capitol Hill church Wednesday to oppose the Trump administration's proposed $7 billion cut to federal housing programs.

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U.S. News & World Report | Organizing for Housing Justice & A Home to Thrive

Trump Picks Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell To Lead The Central Bank

“It’s relieving that Trump chose someone that represents continuity from the current Fed,” said Jordan Haedtler, manager of the Fed Up campaign, a coalition of groups that advocates for...

The Huffington Post | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Fed's Williams vows more transparency after meeting with Fed Up

San Francisco Fed President John Williams has promised more transparency after a rare meeting with a coalition of community and labor groups which also urged the U.S. central banker to keep...

Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Supreme Court Guts Voting Rights Act

Colorlines - June 25, 2013, by Brentin Mock - The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, which determines what states and jurisdictions are covered by Section 5, is...

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