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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

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
07/17/2019 | Published by: Al Día
07/17/2019

Puerto Rico will not back down

Puerto Rico will not back down

"This is something that has never been seen," Julio E. López Varona, a member of Construamos Otro Acuerdo, told AL DÍA. "We had never seen a time when the entire town was summoned against a...

07/17/2019 | Al Día | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
07/17/2019 | Published by: Progressive Radio Network
07/17/2019

Connect The Dots – Denying Sanctuary

Connect The Dots – Denying Sanctuary

Listen to Ana Maria Archila, Co-Executive Director at the Center for Popular Democracy and a national voice for immigrant...

07/17/2019 | Progressive Radio Network | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
07/16/2019 | Published by: Forbes
07/16/2019

French Bank Fifth to Pull Out of the Private Prison Industry

French Bank Fifth to Pull Out of the Private Prison Industry

Yet, as revealed by this data brief by In the Public Interest, Public Accountability Initiative, and the Center for Popular Democracy, the Group's US subsidiary led a syndicate that granted two...

07/16/2019 | Forbes | Holding Wall Street Accountable

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