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[created] | 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
[created] | 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
[created] | 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
[created] | 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
[created] | 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
[created] | 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
[created] | 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
[created] | Published by: Business Report
07/24/2019

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

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

As The Washington Post reports, that total includes 600,000 retail workers, as well as 728,000 jobs in related industries. Women and people of color have been disproportionately affected as debt-...

07/24/2019 | Business Report | Holding Wall Street Accountable
[created] | Published by: The Intercept
07/24/2019

As Puerto Rico Erupts in Protests, “La Junta” Eyes More Power

As Puerto Rico Erupts in Protests, “La Junta” Eyes More Power

“This is a moment when we have people rising up and saying they want to have power to make their own decisions,” Julio López Varona, a lawyer and San Juan-based organizer with Construyamos Otro...

07/24/2019 | The Intercept | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
[created] | Published by: Bloomberg
07/24/2019

Private equity firms kill 600,000 retail jobs, study says

Private equity firms kill 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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