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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

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 Bar for Workers and Families

The Perils of Ever-Changing Work Schedules Extend to Children’s Well-Being

Abercrombie & Fitch announced last week that it would stop requiring workers to be on call for shifts that could be...

08/12/2015 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

The Federal Reserve Should Not Increase Interest Rates

Later this month, the world's top financial and economic policymakers will pow-wow at the Federal Reserve Bank annual...

08/12/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Una cita con el jefe de la Reserva Federal de NY

Una coalición de trabajadores latinos afroamericanos se reunirá este viernes con una de las personas más poderosas del...

08/11/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

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