Sign Petition to Protect Workers’ Right to Organize

From the Economic Policy Institute ( For decades, our right to collectively negotiate a fair return on our work has been under attack. Whether it is so-called “right-to-work” laws, or legal attempts to undermine collective bargaining rights―corporate lobbyists seek to … Continued

CLASP: Trump Hands the Bill for Millionaires’ Tax Cuts to Everyday Americans

From CLASP ( Washington, D.C.—In a continuation of the administration’s assaults on hard-working, low-income people, President Trump today announced his fiscal year 2019 (FY19) budget proposal. As expected, Trump proposes to finance the recent massive federal tax cuts for millionaires … Continued

FRAC: President’s FY 2019 Budget Will Make Hunger and Poverty Worse in America

From the Food Research and Action Center ( Statement attributed to Jim Weill, president, Food Research & Action Center (FRAC). WASHINGTON, February 12, 2018 — The president’s fiscal year 2019 budget eviscerates one of the nation’s most successful programs, the … Continued

Proposed Elimination of the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG)

From the Community Action Association of Pennsylvania ( Today the Trump Administration released its FY 2019 budget proposal, doubling down on last year’s unprecedented proposed cuts. The budget calls for the elimination of three programs critical to America’s working families … Continued

Fueled by Broken Social Contract, Study Finds Inequality and Despair Driving US Life Expectancy Down

Posted at Published on Thursday, February 08, 2018 by Common Dreams While the U.S. is still extremely rich nation, “its wealth is not inclusive” and “the ‘American dream’ is increasingly out of reach” By Julia Conley, staff writer A … Continued

Paid Family and Medical Leave Means a Stronger Nation

Posted at By National Partnership for Women & Families February 7, 2018 Editor’s note: This piece was written by Debra L. Ness, president of the National Partnership for Women & Families. It was originally published on Medium and on the National Partnership’s blogon … Continued