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Study Highlights The High Cost Of Private Equity Firms’ Retail Buyouts: 1.3 Million Jobs

Nearly 600,000 jobs at U.S. retailers owned by private equity firms and hedge funds have been lost in the past decade, according to a study released this week by the Center for Popular Democracy...

07/26/2019 | Forbes | Holding Wall Street Accountable
07/25/2019 | Published by: Retail Dive
07/25/2019

Private equity owners have killed 600K retail jobs, report says

Private equity owners have killed 600K retail jobs, report says

Private equity-owned retailers have laid off nearly 600,000 workers over the past decade even as the industry as a whole added 1 million jobs, according to a new report from the Center for Popular...

07/25/2019 | Retail Dive | Holding Wall Street Accountable
07/25/2019 | Published by: Progressive Magazine
07/25/2019

American Gulags

American Gulags

“Let’s shame the corporate leaders standing by Trump by exposing the way they benefit from Trump,” says Ana Maria Archila, who, as co-executive director of the Center for Popular Democracy, is one...

07/25/2019 | Progressive Magazine | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
07/25/2019 | Published by: US News Hub
07/25/2019

The Finance 202: Trump, frustrated by Fed, could move to weaken the dollar

The Finance 202: Trump, frustrated by Fed, could move to weaken the dollar

Women and people of color have been disproportionately affected by the layoffs as debt-ridden retailers closed thousands of stores, according to the report by six progressive nonprofit...

07/25/2019 | US News Hub | Holding Wall Street Accountable
07/25/2019 | Published by: Politico
07/25/2019

Debt-ridden Retailers Shed Millions of Jobs

Debt-ridden Retailers Shed Millions of Jobs

In the Workplace

The Washington Post’s Abha Bhattarai reports, citing a report released Wednesday by worker advocacy groups Americans for Financial Reform and the Center for Popular...

07/25/2019 | Politico | Holding Wall Street Accountable
07/25/2019 | Published by: Fox Business
07/25/2019

Wall Street firms blamed for killing 1.3 million retail jobs

Wall Street firms blamed for killing 1.3 million retail jobs

Wall Street’s gamble on retail is responsible for the loss of more than 1.3 million jobs in total over the past decade -- an estimated 597,000 at retail companies owned by private equity firms and...

07/25/2019 | Fox Business | Holding Wall Street Accountable
07/24/2019 | Published by: Caribbean Business
07/24/2019

Judge halts Puerto Rico bankruptcy process for 3 months

Judge halts Puerto Rico bankruptcy process for 3 months

The director of community dignity campaigns of the Center For Popular Democracy and spokesperson for the Construyamos otro Acuerdo campaign, lawyer Julio López Varona…

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07/24/2019 | Caribbean Business | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
07/24/2019 | Published by: El Vocero
07/24/2019

Piden a jueza Swain paralización de procesos de quiebra

Piden a jueza Swain paralización de procesos de quiebra

Mientras, el abogado Julio López Varona, director de Campañas Comunitarias del Center for Popular Democracy, enfatizó en la importancia de paralizar los procesos de bancarrota en momentos de...

07/24/2019 | El Vocero | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
07/24/2019 | Published by: The Washington Post
07/24/2019

Private equity’s role in retail has decimated 1.3 million jobs, study says

Private equity’s role in retail has decimated 1.3 million jobs, study says

Women and people of color have been disproportionately affected by the layoffs as debt-ridden retailers closed thousands of stores, according to the report by six progressive nonprofit...

07/24/2019 | The Washington Post | Holding Wall Street Accountable
07/24/2019 | Published by: Bloomberg
07/24/2019

Private Equity Has Killed 600,000 Retail Jobs, Study Says

Private Equity Has Killed 600,000 Retail Jobs, Study Says

Over the past decade, 597,000 U.S. employees working for retailers owned by private equity firms and hedge funds have lost their jobs, while the sector as a whole added more than a million...

07/24/2019 | Bloomberg | Holding Wall Street Accountable

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