NESRI joins Healthy California for a legislative hearing, rally, and lobby day at the State Capitol

NESRI joins Healthy California for a legislative hearing, rally, and lobby day at the State Capitol

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Publication Date: 
January 18, 2018

In a State Assembly hearing on health care "value," health care analysts painted a portrait of California's health care system that brushed aside the experiences and voices of the millions of Californians who are denied health care every year. Outside of the Capitol, Healthy California’s rally told a different story.

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"How Power is Built from the Bottom": CTUL, Minneapolis' Worker Center Movement

"How Power is Built from the Bottom": CTUL, Minneapolis' Worker Center Movement

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January 17, 2018
Author: 
Hamilton Nolan
Organization Title: 
Splinter News

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Racial & Economic Equity, Not Market, Should Be North Star of Local Budget Policy

Racial & Economic Equity, Not Market, Should Be North Star of Local Budget Policy

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Publication Date: 
December 29, 2017
Author: 
Peter Sabonis
Organization Title: 
NESRI

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Workers' comp news updates

Workers' comp news updates

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.

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The Growing Movement for Worker-Driven Social Responsibility

The Growing Movement for Worker-Driven Social Responsibility

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November 20, 2017

Migrant Justice wins a major victory for farmworkers, Greg Asbed wins a MacArthur genius award and the Worker-Driven Social Responsibility Network launches.

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New York Times: Ben & Jerry’s Strikes Deal to Improve Migrant Dairy Workers’ Conditions

New York Times: Ben & Jerry’s Strikes Deal to Improve Migrant Dairy Workers’ Conditions

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October 3, 2017
Author: 
Noam Scheiber
Organization Title: 
New York Times journalist

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.

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The grassroots activists who paved the way for single-payer health care’s political moment

The grassroots activists who paved the way for single-payer health care’s political moment

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September 13, 2017

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.

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Single Payer Is on the National Agenda—And It’s Thanks to People’s Movements

Single Payer Is on the National Agenda—And It’s Thanks to People’s Movements

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September 13, 2017

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.

RELEASE: Financing Human Dignity: Taxing Corporate Speculation to Bring Equitable Housing to Scale

RELEASE: Financing Human Dignity: Taxing Corporate Speculation to Bring Equitable Housing to Scale

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Publication Date: 
September 5, 2017
Author: 
NESRI

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 trusts (CLTs) and other shared-equity models are in short supply.

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Financing Human Dignity: Taxing Corporate Speculation to Bring Equitable Housing to Scale

Financing Human Dignity: Taxing Corporate Speculation to Bring Equitable Housing to Scale

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