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As debate heats up over interest rates, progressive movement mobilizes behind a pro-wages, racial equity agenda

Following the call, participants released the following statements: Dawn O’Neal, teaching assistant and member of Rise...

08/24/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Activists confront Fed leaders to warn against rate hike

The liberal Center for Popular Democracy has launched a "Fed Up" campaign to urge the central bank’s chairwoman, Janet...

08/24/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Fed Activists To Highlight Racial Justice At Jackson Hole Conference

The Fed Up campaign, a coalition of groups led by the nonprofit Center for Popular Democracy, will converge on Jackson...

08/24/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Fed Up group plans counter Jackson Hole conference

The Fed Up coalition, made up of community activist groups, has rented a conference room in the same hotel where the...

08/24/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

The charter school movement needs greater accountability

A recent study published by the Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools and the Center for Popular Democracy, entitled “...

08/24/2015 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable

Interest rate clock ticks for Janet Yellen and the Fed – but is China a wild card?

In just a little over three weeks’ time, on 17 September, the US central bankers are going to have to sit down around a...

08/23/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Campaign Zero: A ‘Blueprint for Ending Police Violence’

On Friday, activists with the country’s growing racial justice movement unveiled a new campaign to end police violence...

08/22/2015

Yet Another Subsidy for the Big Banks

But there’s a bigger risk-free payout the Fed makes to big banks, one set to rise exponentially as the economy improves...

08/19/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

I often can't afford groceries because of volatile work schedules at Gap

As the movement for a $15 minimum wage grows, low-wage workers know the problem isn’t just the hourly pay rate. It’s...

08/17/2015 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Amalgamated Bank announces $15 minimum wage

When many people envision a banker, they usually think of the Hollywood image of the arrogant, Wall Street type. But...

08/13/2015 | Raising the Minimum Wage

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