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November 28, 2017 | Work with Dignity
Disaster cleanup workers face grave risks, immigrant workers are facing retaliation and deportation, the Trump administration cuts health and safety funds, and Vermont dairy workers and Illinois temp workers win victories. Keep reading »
November 20, 2017 | Work with Dignity
Migrant Justice wins a major victory for farmworkers, Greg Asbed wins a MacArthur genius award and the Worker-Driven Social Responsibility Network launches. Keep reading »
October 3, 2017 | Work with Dignity
On Tuesday, the ice cream maker signed an agreement with Migrant Justice to establish labor standards for dairy suppliers and to create an enforcement strategy that encourages workers to speak up about violations. Keep reading »
September 13, 2017 | Health
Think Progress writes that the growing support in the Senate for universal healthcare is a result of the work of NESRI, our grassroots partners, and others who are organizing across the country to change what's politically possible. Keep reading »
September 13, 2017 | Health
As Senate Democrats line up to co-sponsor Senator Bernie Sanders' bill for universal, publicly sponsored health care, credit for building this momentum goes to people's movements organizing all over the country. Put People First! Pennsylvania is one such group that is changing the politics of health care. Keep reading »
September 5, 2017 | Economic and Social Rights, Housing
Large hedge and equity funds, such as Blackstone and Oak Tree purchase scores of distressed mortgages and foreclose on struggling families. At times, these funds hold homes vacant, waiting for property values to increase, while thousands of people sleep on the street or in homeless shelters. Despite deep government subsidies for speculative housing, funds for the development of community land... Keep reading »