Community Activists in “shortlist” cities to Amazon: Negotiate with us, if you want to bring in HQ2

April 10, 2018 -- Heather Appel

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. 

Report: How Uber and Lyft prevent cities from protecting drivers and communities

January 18, 2018 -- Anonymous (not verified)

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.

Wall Street's Border Wall: How 5 Firms Benefit Financially from Anti-Immigrant Policy

November 16, 2017 -- Heather Appel

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.


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