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[created] | Published by: Philadelphia City Paper
08/12/2019

PNC Bank will no longer finance the private-prison industry

PNC Bank will no longer finance the private-prison industry

The Pittsburgh-based PNC Bank is the largest bank in Pennsylvania and operates banks in 19 states. PNC was a large funding partner of CoreCivic, the second-largest private prison operator in the...

08/12/2019 | Philadelphia City Paper | Holding Wall Street Accountable
[created] | Published by: The Washington Post
08/6/2019

Hispanics in America are under attack

Hispanics in America are under attack

The deadly mass shooting in El Paso this past weekend was an attack on a U.S. city that many of us call home. It is also a city that has been one of the safest in the country for years, and it is...

08/6/2019 | The Washington Post

Center for Popular Democracy Grieves Shootings in El Paso, Dayton

08.04.2019

WASHINGTON -- The Center for Popular Democracy released the...

08/4/2019
[created] | Published by: The Huffington Post
08/4/2019

Puerto Rico’s New Governor Lobbied For Coal Utility That Poisoned Groundwater

Puerto Rico’s New Governor Lobbied For Coal Utility That Poisoned Groundwater

Pierluisi is highly problematic,” said Julio López Varona, a San Juan-based lawyer who works with the Center for Popular Democracy, a think tank. “All of this signals that he would support more...

08/4/2019 | The Huffington Post | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
[created] | Published by: The New York Times
08/2/2019

Pride flags and rate cuts: Fed loosens up to connect with average workers

Pride flags and rate cuts: Fed loosens up to connect with average workers

But it has long faced external pressure to keep rates low. Fed Up, an advocacy group started in 2014 and affiliated with the left-leaning Center for Popular Democracy, spent Ms. Yellen’s tenure...

08/2/2019 | The New York Times | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
[created] | Published by: The Appeal
08/2/2019

Spending Billions On Policing, Then Millions On Police Misconduct

Spending Billions On Policing, Then Millions On Police Misconduct

Kumar Rao of the Center for Popular Democracy was one of the authors of the report. “As a nation we’re spending over $100 billion a year on policing and the vast bulk of that is actually at the...

08/2/2019 | The Appeal | Justice Transformation

Puerto Rico's Governor Resigns Friday Night. It's Still Not Clear Who Will Replace Him

Puerto Rican activist Julio López Varona, who works as an organizer for the New York-based Center for Popular Democracy––one of the groups behind the mass protests calling for Rosselló’s...

08/2/2019 | Time | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
[created] | Published by: Medium Politics
08/1/2019

Police Brutality’s Cure Lies in National Policing Standards

Police Brutality’s Cure Lies in National Policing Standards

In “Building Momentum From the Ground Up: A Toolkit for Promoting Justice in Policing”, published by The Center for Popular Democracy in April 2015, we are provided 15 thoughtful methods to reform...

08/1/2019 | Medium Politics | Justice Transformation
[created] | Published by: Philadelphia Inquirer
07/30/2019

Private Equity's Next Leveraged Buyout Might Be the Oval Office

Private Equity's Next Leveraged Buyout Might Be the Oval Office

According to a new report from the Center for Popular Democracy and the Private Equity Stakeholder Project, PE is responsible for destroying over…

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07/30/2019 | Philadelphia Inquirer | Holding Wall Street Accountable
[created] | Published by: The Week
07/30/2019

Did Trump give us our most progressive Fed Chair yet?

Did Trump give us our most progressive Fed Chair yet?

Yellen nonetheless came in for some heat over it. Activist groups like Fed Up were beginning to take the case directly to Fed officials that…

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07/30/2019 | The Week | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

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