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NYTimes: Wage Strikes Planned at Fast-Food Outlets

NYTimes: Wage Strikes Planned at Fast-Food Outlets

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USAction in the NYTimes on December 1: Wage Strikes Planned at Fast-Food Outlets Seeking to increase pressure on McDonald’s, Wendy’s and other fast-food restaurants, organizers of a movement demanding a $15-an-hour wage for fast-food workers

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Citizen Action of Wisconsin: Without standards for jobs, the venture capital bill looks like a handout

Citizen Action of Wisconsin: Without standards for jobs, the venture capital bill looks like a handout

clee June 7, 2013 0

Without standards for jobs, the venture capital bill looks like a handout Working families should have some assurance that any jobs that are created pay at least $30,000 a year and have good health

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Citizen Action of New York in the News: Campaign Finance Reform Coalition In New York Steps Up Efforts In Legislature’s Last Weeks

Citizen Action of New York in the News: Campaign Finance Reform Coalition In New York Steps Up Efforts In Legislature’s Last Weeks

clee June 7, 2013 0

Hundreds of activists from around the state went to Albany with one message: they want comprehensive campaign reform that includes small donor public financing and they want it now

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#WelcomeFred Azcarate, New USAction Executive Director!

#WelcomeFred Azcarate, New USAction Executive Director!

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View the story “#WelcomeFred Azcarate, New USAction Executive Director!” on Storify

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HuffPo: Fred Azcarate Leaves AFL-CIO To Head Community Organizing Network USAction

HuffPo: Fred Azcarate Leaves AFL-CIO To Head Community Organizing Network USAction

clee May 16, 2013 0

Originally posted at the Huffington Post by Dave Jamieson: Fred Azcarate Leaves AFL-CIO To Head Community Organizing Network USAction In a sign of how organized labor is trying to spread its roots more broadly

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Peter Dreier: Good Timing for a Progressive Partnership

Peter Dreier: Good Timing for a Progressive Partnership

clee April 23, 2013 0

Originally posted in the Huffington Post by Peter Dreier. Good Timing for a Progressive Partnership Progressive activists sometimes joke that if you put three lefties in the same room you’ll soon have five different

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Fair Elections for New York: Listen to Us

Fair Elections for New York: Listen to Us

clee April 1, 2013 1

Cross-posted from USAction affiliate Citizen Action of New York here: Listen to Us. As the New York Times reported this morning, we and our partners in the Fair Elections for New Yorkcampaign launched a new TV ad that will

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Gary Zuckett: Better ways to spend tax money

Gary Zuckett: Better ways to spend tax money

clee March 18, 2013 0

This op-ed was originally published in the Charleston Gazette — Gary Zuckett: Better ways to spend tax money. Zuckett is the Executive Director of USAction affiliate West Virginia Citizen Action Group. CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gradually, West Virginians are

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Reforms free lawmakers from grip of rich CEOs

Reforms free lawmakers from grip of rich CEOs

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Karen Scharff is the Executive Director of USAction affiliate Citizen Action of New York. Commentary originally in the Poughkeepsie Journal: Reforms free lawmakers from grip of rich CEOs The influence of money in politics has thrown

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VIDEO: D.C. Pull the Pork from the Pentagon Protest

VIDEO: D.C. Pull the Pork from the Pentagon Protest

clee March 5, 2013 0

Thanks to all the wonderful activists and organizations across the country who made the 2/27 National Day of Action to Pull the Pork from the Pentagon a great success. Check out video from our

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