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07/22/2019 | Published by: The Real News Network
07/22/2019

Corruption, Mismanagement, and Disrespect Fuel Puerto Rico Protests

Corruption, Mismanagement, and Disrespect Fuel Puerto Rico Protests

“Joining me now to discuss the recent events in Puerto Rico is Julio Lopez Varona. He’s a Co-Director of campaigns at the Center for Popular Democracy, which organizes the Puerto Rican community...

07/22/2019 | The Real News Network | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond

Hundreds of Thousands of Protesters Expected in Puerto Rico as Gov. Ricardo Rosselló Says He Won't Resign. Here's What to Know

Puerto Rican activist Julio López Varona, an organizer for the New York-based Center for Popular Democracy––one of the groups behind the protests, says the protestors’ initial goal is to get...

07/22/2019 | Time | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
07/22/2019 | Published by: ShadowProof
07/22/2019

Many Shortfalls Of Wage Theft Enforcement For Migrant Workers

Many Shortfalls Of Wage Theft Enforcement For Migrant Workers

Make the Road New York and the Center for Popular Democracy compiled a report in April 2019 that estimated wage theft impacts around 2.1 million workers in New York every year, totaling more than...

07/22/2019 | ShadowProof | Combating Wage Theft
07/22/2019 | Published by: Multibriefs
07/22/2019

Financial transparency becomes an obstacle for private prison reform

Financial transparency becomes an obstacle for private prison reform

A new report from The Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) verifies that while private prison facilities contain a range of violations, these institutions are significantly hindered by recent...

07/22/2019 | Multibriefs | Holding Wall Street Accountable

Close the concentration camps," hundreds protest migrant children being held at Fort Sill

According to United We Dream, the following individuals and groups from Oklahoma City were involved in Saturday’s protest:

... Schools Network, The Majority, Workers Defense, Bend the Arc,...

07/20/2019 | Fox Oklahoma | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Does Defunding Work? $1.9 Billion Later ... Private Prisons Seem to Think So

This week a new report by In the Public Interest, the Center for Popular Democracy, and the Public Accountability Initiative demonstrated  just how much pain private prison companies are feeling...

07/19/2019 | Forbes | Holding Wall Street Accountable
07/19/2019 | Published by: Compliance Week
07/19/2019

Warren's next battleground: private equity firms

Warren's next battleground: private equity firms

The legislation is supported by the AFL-CIO, Americans for Financial Reform, American Federation of Teachers, SEIU, the Center for Popular Democracy, the Economic Policy Institute, Public Citizen...

07/19/2019 | Compliance Week | Holding Wall Street Accountable
07/18/2019 | Published by: The Villager
07/18/2019

#RickyRenuncia rally at Union Square draws hundreds

#RickyRenuncia rally at Union Square draws hundreds

“Folks have had enough,” said Jesus Gonzalez, national organizer at The Center for Popular Democracy, who attended the rally. “I don’t know how he can stay in office.”

07/18/2019 | The Villager | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
07/17/2019 | Published by: New York South East Post
07/17/2019

In midst of 'Prime Day,' Amazon workers in Shakopee to strike

In midst of 'Prime Day,' Amazon workers in Shakopee to strike

“Amazon responded to the planned strikes by saying it is already offering what the workers are demanding. "It's time for change", says Ana María Archila, co-executive director of the Center for...

07/17/2019 | New York South East Post | Holding Wall Street Accountable

Trump’s packed Supreme Court backs ‘forced arbitration’ that bars workers from taking abusive bosses to court

A new report from the Economic Policy Institute and the Center for Popular Democracy says that by 2024, more than 80% of non-union private-sector workers will find courthouse doors chained shut by...

07/17/2019 | Raw Story | Forced Arbitration: A Corporate Attack on Workers’ Rights

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