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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
07/23/2019 | Published by: TruthOut
07/23/2019

Big Banks Are Divesting From Private Prisons, Thanks to Anti-ICE Activism

Big Banks Are Divesting From Private Prisons, Thanks to Anti-ICE Activism

Major private prison firms CoreCivic and GEO Group stand to lose 72 percent — about $1.9 billion — of their private financing as major banks commit to divesting from the private prison industry...

07/23/2019 | TruthOut | Holding Wall Street Accountable
07/23/2019 | Published by: Gen by Medium
07/23/2019

The Fed — Yes, the Fed — Can Help Fix Inequality

The Fed — Yes, the Fed — Can Help Fix Inequality

“I think [Powell’s remarks] are a real vindication,” says Connie Razza, the chief of campaigns and policy at the Center for Popular Democracy, a liberal advocacy organization. “To have him...

07/23/2019 | Gen by Medium | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
07/23/2019 | Published by: The Coast News
07/23/2019

In North County budgets, policing most expensive line item

In North County budgets, policing most expensive line item

“Budgets are moral documents that reflect the values and priorities of our government, yet for communities of color, local budgets have too often come to represent their further oppression,”...

07/23/2019 | The Coast News | Justice Transformation

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

New KPFA documentary highlights how Oakland’s unhoused face untold cycles of displacement; Plus: Protesters in Puerto Rico have given the Governor an ultimatum

Xiomara Caro Diaz is an organizer and activist, and a program director with the Center for Popular Democracy. She joins us live from the streets in San Juan, Puerto Rico to discuss the demands for...

07/22/2019 | KPFA | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
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

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

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