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Over 60 Green Groups Call on House Dems to Pass Sweeping Worker Rights-Boosting PRO Act

"Protecting workers' rights through the PRO Act is essential to empowering workers to organize...

02/5/2020 | Common Dreams

Durham city manager ‘disappointed’ by council member’s USA Today op-ed on police

Johnson’s op-ed was based on a study by Local Progress and the Center for Popular Democracy, which evaluated 12 cities...

01/31/2020 | News & Observer
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01/31/2020

Clean Up on Aisle Eleven: Private Equity’s Role in Grocery Store Bankruptcies

Clean Up on Aisle Eleven: Private Equity’s Role in Grocery Store Bankruptcies

the general retail market, 10 out of the 14 largest bankruptcies since 2012 were from chains owned by private equity...

01/31/2020 | Commercial Observer
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01/31/2020

1,000 People Show Up for 129 Affordable Apartments in Charlotte

1,000 People Show Up for 129 Affordable Apartments in Charlotte

Jesús “Chuy” García (D-IL), Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Ayanna Pressley...

01/31/2020 | Next City

Local politicians decided to have police, policies evaluated. Results were shocking.

A new investigation released last month by the Center for Popular Democracy and Local Progress — an organization headed...

01/16/2020 | USA Today
[created] | Published by: The Boston Globe
01/16/2020

Politicians not listening? Flexing your consumer muscle can get results.

Politicians not listening? Flexing your consumer muscle can get results.

Providence-based Citizens Bank — which extended $96 million in credit to CoreCivic in 2018, according to the Center for...

01/16/2020 | The Boston Globe

Trump Administration Places Prohibitive Restrictions On Disaster Relief for Puerto Rico

Along with many Congressional Democrats and Puerto Rican officials who oppose how Trump is handling the crisis, this...

01/16/2020 | Colorlines
[created] | Published by: The Times Herald-Record
01/13/2020

Federal judge expedites Newburgh’s Census suit

Federal judge expedites Newburgh’s Census suit

Census Bureau by the City of Newburgh and the New York City-based Center for Popular Democracy Action.

01/13/2020 | The Times Herald-Record

Progressive Advocacy Groups Say Response to Puerto Rico’s Earthquakes Is All About Austerity

(AP Photo/Carlos Giusti) On Monday morning, a media release published by the Center for Popular Democracy, which...

01/13/2020 | Latino Rebels
[created] | Published by: The American Prospect
01/13/2020

Progressives Help Progressives-Across City Lines

Progressives Help Progressives-Across City Lines

In 2012, the Center for Popular Democracy, a national organization that sponsors and supports local activist groups,...

01/13/2020 | The American Prospect

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