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The ugly charter school scandal Arne Duncan is leaving behind

US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan’s surprise announcement to leave his position in December is making headlines and driving lots of commentary, but an important story lost in the media clutter...

Laid-Off Workers Demand Severance Pay From Equity Firms Behind Toys "R" Us Bankruptcy

Today we bring you a conversation with Debbie Beard, an assistant manager at Babies "R" Us in Phoenix, Arizona, and Carrie Gleason, director of the Fair Workweek Initiative at the Center for...

Truthout | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Minority Groups Rally Outside Fed Against Interest Rate Hike

Observer - March 5, 2015, by Will Bredderman - Minority activist organizations demonstrated in the snow outside the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, insisting that the institution keep interest...

Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Dr. Martin Luther King Day -- New York City Rally Today Against Trump’s Racist “Shithole” comment

A coalition including 1199SEIU, the Haitian Round Table, National Action Network, Women’s March, New York State Nurses Association, District Council 37 AFSCME, 32BJ SEIU, American Federation of...

Black Star News | Justice Transformation
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May Day March in NYC to Call Out Trump Agenda

May Day March in NYC to Call Out Trump Agenda

NEW YORK - A number of people were arrested Monday in Manhattan during an event for May Day, also known as International Workers Day.

May Day is traditionally a day of activism for worker...

NY 1 | Civic Engagement

Steve Forbes: 'Tax-and-Spend Fever' Is Breaking Out Over Highway Fund

Steve Forbes, editor-in-chief of Forbes Media, isn't too impressed with proposals in Congress to finance transportation spending with tax hikes.

"Uh-oh! Washington is coming down with...

Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Neoliberals Are Taking All the Wrong Lessons From Conor Lamb’s Victory

“The recent CPC Strategy Summit in Baltimore was brimming with such ideas, which are enjoying new traction thanks to shifting political winds. Though there’s no consensus as of yet as to what a...

In These Times | Civic Engagement

Activists at Jackson Hole See Recovery on Wall Street, ‘Not My Street’

The Wall Street Journal - August 22, 2014, by Pedro Nicolaci Da Costa - A group of activists has descended on the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank’s annual conference in Jackson Hole, Wyo.,  to...

Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Paid Sick Days Advocates Applaud De Blasio & Mark-Viverito On Expansion Of Earned Sick Time

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NEW YORK – Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio and...

Who is Jerome Powell, Trump’s pick for the nation’s most powerful economic position?

"Yellen's background as a trained economist and experienced Fed official gave her needed independence from the influence of Wall Street,” says Jordan Haedtler, campaign manager for Fed Up, a grass...

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

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