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The Wall Street Banks Still Financing Private Prisons

Under the Trump administration, the number of immigrants detained by the US government has skyrocketed. Nearly 75% of those detained are held in private prisons, whose stock prices have soared...

04/8/2019

Technology and Disruption: Workers' Predictions on the Future of Retail

Retail is undergoing a period of significant disruption as technology transforms the sector. Though e-commerce is only 9% of all retail sales, this figure doubled in the last seven years and is...

02/28/2019 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Our Homes, Our Future: How Rent Control Can Build Stable, Healthy Communities

Amid the worst renter crisis in a generation, it is time for policymakers to respond to the call for rent control to protect tenants from skyrocketing rents and displacement.

02/27/2019 | Advocating for Housing Justice

Expanding Voter Registration in High Schools: A Toolkit for Local Leaders

American democracy is at a crossroads. More than a decade of attacks on voting rights and democratic participation—from Shelby County v. Holder to restrictive state voter ID laws—have undermined core...

02/21/2019 | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy

The Urgent Need For A More Publicly Representative Fed: 2019 Diversity Analysis of Federal Reserve Bank Directors

The Center for Popular Democracy’s Fed Up Campaign conducts an annual analysis of the gender, racial, and occupational diversity of the Federal Reserve system’s leadership.

02/18/2019 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Fired on a Whim: The Precarious Existence of NYC Fast-Food Workers

One fast-food worker was fired for not smiling enough. Another was summarily dismissed for having long nails. A third was fired for arriving late once, which was due to her struggle to address...

02/12/2019 | Improving Job Quality

Bad Deal, Bad Company, Bad Billionaire: How Proposed Taxpayer Subsidies for Amazon HQ2 Can Still Be Stopped

On November 13, 2018, Governor Cuomo, Mayor de Blasio, and Amazon.com, Inc. announced that the e-commerce giant would seek to build a massive corporate hub (part of what they originally billed as...

12/19/2018 | Holding Wall Street Accountable

Forced Arbitration Clauses in the #MeToo Movement

12/18/2018 | Forced Arbitration: A Corporate Attack on Workers’ Rights

Advancing Universal Representation: A Toolkit

The Center for Popular Democracy (CPD), the National Immigration Law Center (NILC), and the Vera Institute of Justice (Vera) work together to expand the national movement for publicly funded...

12/15/2018 | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

CPD Annual Report 2017

The election of Donald Trump was a body blow to our country, our movement, and our values. Foundational commitments to opportunity, democracy, equity and fairness face deep threats, as unprecedented...

10/31/2018

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