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Housing advocates: FHFA won’t reduce principal, offers discounted NPLs

Two liberal advocacy groups have published a provocative study accusing the Department of Housing & Urban Development and the Federal Housing Finance Agencyof...

Organizing for Housing Justice & A Home to Thrive

Hundreds of people showed up to thank Ford for testifying

Tracey Corder, an organizer with the progressive Center for Popular Democracy, said she has been meeting with Republican members of Congress in recent days and urging them to take Ford’s...

Vox | Civic Engagement

California Eminent Domain Isn't Government Run Amok

To judge from the disparaging reaction to its plan to use eminent domain to cope with underwater homes, you'd think the city leaders of Richmond, California, had proposed an outrageous and...

Organizing for Housing Justice & A Home to Thrive, Holding Wall Street Accountable

Object Action: The "F" Word in a Post-truth Era Opening Reception to Collect For Change Inauguration

Object Action: The "F" Word in a Post-Truth Eramarks the inauguration of Collect For Change-an initiative which collaborates with artists across disciplines, offering artwork with a portion of...

Broadway World | Civic Engagement

COMPTROLLER STRINGER DEBARS CONTRACTOR THAT CHEATED IMMIGRANT WORKERS OUT OF $1.7 MILLION IN PREVAILING WAGES AND BENEFITS

(New York, NY) – New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer today assessed $3.2 million in fines against K.S. Contracting Corporation and its owner, Paresh Shah, for cheating dozens of workers...

The Indian Panorama

300+ Arrested in Mass Civil Disobedience Protests at the Nation's Capitol

By Greenpeace

In the final day of a record-setting week of civil disobedience at the Capitol, more than 300 people were arrested Monday as they demanded democracy reforms.

Yesterday'...

OpEdNews | Organizing for Environmental Justice, Fighting for an Inclusive Democracy

Report: Black Unemployment in Bay Area More Than Three Times the Average

SF Examiner - March 6, 2014, by Chris Roberts - After 200 unanswered job applications, Ebony Eisler finally landed a $15 an hour position as a medical assistant in Mission Bay. But since she's a...

Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Southern Cities Are Passing Paid Sick Leave—But Republicans Won’t Let Them Have It

Texas advocates for paid sick leave haven’t given up hope, however. They plan to wield the sheer amount of popular support for these ordinances in their favor and against the state politicians who...

In These Times | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

‘We’ll Give You Whatever We Have:’ How Organizations Are Fighting to Bring Relief to Puerto Rico

The sixth-floor windows wouldn’t hold in the winds, they knew. So the doctors and staff at the University Pediatric Hospital in San Juan moved the entire neonatal intensive-care unit, the NICU,...

New York Magazine | Civic Engagement

Why can't we get a vote on the one thing the parties agree on?

When the two parties adopted their platforms this summer, observers noted that the Democratic platform was possibly the most progressive platform in the recent history, while the Republican...

Daily Kos | Organizing for Housing Justice & A Home to Thrive

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