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[created] | Published by: The New York Times
08/2/2019

Pride flags and rate cuts: Fed loosens up to connect with average workers

Pride flags and rate cuts: Fed loosens up to connect with average workers

But it has long faced external pressure to keep rates low. Fed Up, an advocacy group started in 2014 and affiliated with the left-leaning Center for Popular Democracy, spent Ms. Yellen’s tenure...

08/2/2019 | The New York Times | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
[created] | Published by: The Appeal
08/2/2019

Spending Billions On Policing, Then Millions On Police Misconduct

Spending Billions On Policing, Then Millions On Police Misconduct

Kumar Rao of the Center for Popular Democracy was one of the authors of the report. “As a nation we’re spending over $100 billion a year on policing and the vast bulk of that is actually at the...

08/2/2019 | The Appeal | Justice Transformation

Puerto Rico's Governor Resigns Friday Night. It's Still Not Clear Who Will Replace Him

Puerto Rican activist Julio López Varona, who works as an organizer for the New York-based Center for Popular Democracy––one of the groups behind the mass protests calling for Rosselló’s...

08/2/2019 | Time | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
[created] | Published by: Medium Politics
08/1/2019

Police Brutality’s Cure Lies in National Policing Standards

Police Brutality’s Cure Lies in National Policing Standards

In “Building Momentum From the Ground Up: A Toolkit for Promoting Justice in Policing”, published by The Center for Popular Democracy in April 2015, we are provided 15 thoughtful methods to reform...

08/1/2019 | Medium Politics | Justice Transformation
[created] | Published by: Philadelphia Inquirer
07/30/2019

Private Equity's Next Leveraged Buyout Might Be the Oval Office

Private Equity's Next Leveraged Buyout Might Be the Oval Office

According to a new report from the Center for Popular Democracy and the Private Equity Stakeholder Project, PE is responsible for destroying over…

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07/30/2019 | Philadelphia Inquirer | Holding Wall Street Accountable
[created] | Published by: The Week
07/30/2019

Did Trump give us our most progressive Fed Chair yet?

Did Trump give us our most progressive Fed Chair yet?

Yellen nonetheless came in for some heat over it. Activist groups like Fed Up were beginning to take the case directly to Fed officials that…

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07/30/2019 | The Week | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
[created] | Published by: Nonprofit Quarterly
07/30/2019

Puerto Rico's Search for a New Social Order (Is Ours Too)

Puerto Rico's Search for a New Social Order (Is Ours Too)

The people of Puerto Rico are clear about what they want. Julio Lopez Varona, a lawyer and organizer with Center for Popular Democracy, says, “What we want to do is to use the energy of the moment...

07/30/2019 | Nonprofit Quarterly | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
[created] | Published by: Footwear News
07/29/2019

How Wall Street’s Investment in Retail Killed 600,000 Jobs

How Wall Street’s Investment in Retail Killed 600,000 Jobs

Wall Street is destroying retail jobs, according to a new study from the Center for Popular Democracy. The report found that private equity’s investment in retail has led to the direct elimination...

07/29/2019 | Footwear News | Holding Wall Street Accountable
[created] | Published by: RetailWire
07/29/2019

Is private equity ownership killing retail?

Is private equity ownership killing retail?

The report was researched and written by Jim Baker (Private Equity Stakeholder Project), Maggie Corser (Center for Popular Democracy), and Eli Vitulli (Center for Popular Democracy).

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07/29/2019 | RetailWire | Holding Wall Street Accountable
[created] | Published by: Bisnow East Coast
07/28/2019

New Study, Proposal From Elizabeth Warren Scrutinize Retail's Private Equity Problem

New Study, Proposal From Elizabeth Warren Scrutinize Retail's Private Equity Problem

The Center for Popular Democracy, Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund, Strong Economy for All Coalition, United for Respect, Hedge Clippers and the Private Equity Stakeholders Project co...

07/28/2019 | Bisnow East Coast | Holding Wall Street Accountable

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