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For Immediate Release - July 17, 2018
On Prime Day, consumers are turning up the heat on Amazon and making it a day of action across the nation. The 30-hour online sale event is inspiring activists across the country to protest the mega retailer, which profits from hate groups that sell their merchandise on Amazon.com. The latest person to add his voice to the chorus of demands on the multi-billion dollar corporation is Rep. Keith Ellison.
Mapping State InterferenceBen Beach | April 12, 2018
By Ben Beach and Miya Saika Chen, Next City
April 9 - Activists from cities that have been placed on the “shortlist” for Amazon’s second headquarters will launch a series of actions this week, demanding that the company negotiate with communities that will be impacted by its effects on jobs, housing and public services.
Welcome to our newest affiliateHeather Appel | April 9, 2018
We're excited to announce that Grassroots Collaborative, a powerhouse coalition based in Chicago, has affiliated with the Partnership for Working Families.
Statement on Trump's Infrastructure PlanHeather Appel | February 12, 2018
We’re not fooled by Trump’s so-called infrastructure plan. The infrastructure needs in this country are very real.
Preemption Tactic Comes Straight Out of Big Tobacco and Gun Lobby PlaybookAnonymous (not verified) | January 18, 2018
In a mere four years, Uber, Lyft, and other transportation network companies (TNCs) have convinced lawmakers in more than 40 states to overrule and preempt local efforts to regulate the ride-hailing services, resulting in less protection for drivers, consumers, and communities, according to a new report from the National Employment Law Project and the Partnership for Working Families.
Renaissance Technologies, BlackRock, and JPMorgan Chase invested in company building border wall prototypeHeather Appel | November 16, 2017
NEW YORK — A new report released today by the Center for Popular Democracy, Make the Road New York, New York Communities for Change, and the Partnership for Working Families shows that major Wall Street companies stand to benefit financially from President Trump’s proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
As CEO Jeff Bezos sets terms of HQ2 without input of cities expected to house, build & fund the expansion, an open letter reveals nationwide oppositionHeather Appel | October 17, 2017
As Amazon sparks intense competition between cities for the tech giant’s second headquarters (HQ2), civic groups from around the country are calling for further scrutiny over Amazon’s laundry list of demands
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