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07/24/2019 | 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...

07/24/2019 | Bloomberg | Holding Wall Street Accountable
07/24/2019 | 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...

07/24/2019 | Caribbean Business | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
07/24/2019 | 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...

07/24/2019 | El Vocero | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
07/24/2019 | 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...

07/24/2019 | The Washington Post | 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...

07/23/2019 | Gen by Medium | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
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...

07/23/2019 | TruthOut | Holding Wall Street Accountable
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,...

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

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...

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...

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...

07/22/2019 | Multibriefs | Holding Wall Street Accountable

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