Read in Truthout: Poverty Wages, Deportations, Wage Theft, Cockroaches: Farmworkers Demand Dignity from Ben & Jerry's

Read in Truthout: Poverty Wages, Deportations, Wage Theft, Cockroaches: Farmworkers Demand Dignity from Ben & Jerry's

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Publication Date: 
July 12, 2017
Author: 
Jonathan Leavitt, Truthout

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Health Is a Right — Not a Commodity

Health Is a Right — Not a Commodity

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Publication Date: 
July 5, 2017
Author: 
Dr. Joia Mukherjee
Organization Title: 
Chief Medical Officer, Partners in Health

Human rights are the foundation of the social contract. Yet here, in the richest country on earth, this social contract is broken.

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The Senate Health Care Bill Is an Assault on Human Rights

The Senate Health Care Bill Is an Assault on Human Rights

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Publication Date: 
June 27, 2017

The bill is designed to pay for tax cuts for health care corporations and the wealthy by slashing public spending on health care for poor, working class, and middle class people. It would result in 22 million people losing insurance and tens of thousands of people dying every year.

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Shutting Out the Public from the Senate Healthcare Bill Isn’t Just Antidemocratic: It’s Deadly

Shutting Out the Public from the Senate Healthcare Bill Isn’t Just Antidemocratic: It’s Deadly

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Author: 
Ben Palmquist
Organization Title: 
Campaign Manager

The GOP's healthcare cuts, which stand to kill tens of thousands of people every year, would never pass through an accountable, participatory public process.

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Prominent Human Rights Organizations Send Ben & Jerry's Letter in Support of Milk with Dignity

Prominent Human Rights Organizations Send Ben & Jerry's Letter in Support of Milk with Dignity

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Publication Date: 
June 17, 2017
Author: 
Multiple

Leading human rights organizations send a letter of support for the Milk with Dignity program to Ben & Jerry's. Organizations demand Ben and Jerry's stand by their June 2015 commitment to enter into a legally binding agreement to join the Milk with Dignity program.

Read the full letter here.

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From Coast to Coast: California shows that the road to universal, publicly funded health care runs through the states.

From Coast to Coast: California shows that the road to universal, publicly funded health care runs through the states.

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Publication Date: 
June 18, 2017
Author: 
Ben Palmquist
Organization Title: 
Campaign Manager

States have an opportunity to win universal, publicly financed health care. If California can overcome two key challenges that have faced other states, it can lead the way.

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Enrique Balcazar: "Why I am Marching to Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Plant"

Enrique Balcazar: "Why I am Marching to Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Plant"

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Publication Date: 
June 16, 2017
Author: 
Enrique "Kike" Balcazar
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Migrant Justice Op-Ed in Civil Eats

"The first time I saw my dad after eight years apart, I couldn’t believe how much he had aged. When he had left our home in Mexico to come to the United States, he was still a young man. After eight years of toiling on a Vermont dairy farm—sending money home so my siblings and I could go to school—his face looked weathered, worn, and tired."

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In These Times: Trumpcare 2.0 Is a Death Bill. It’s Time to Fight for the System We Want

In These Times: Trumpcare 2.0 Is a Death Bill. It’s Time to Fight for the System We Want

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Publication Date: 
May 24, 2017

Just-in figures from the Congressional Budget Office show that, if passed into law, the so-called “Trumpcare” bill would spike the number of people without health insurance by 23 million in 2026. But while the GOP pushes deadly healthcare rollbacks in Washington, communities from Pennsylvania to Maine are ramping up their organizing for universal health care at the state level. New York and California are celebrating major progress in their campaigns for state-based, single-payer systems, setting the tone for grassroots campaigns sweeping the country.

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REPORT RELEASE: Challenging the Business of Fear

REPORT RELEASE: Challenging the Business of Fear

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Publication Date: 
May 18, 2017
Author: 
NESRI & Raise the Floor Alliance
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Our new collaborative report, Challenging the Business of Fear: Ending Workplace Retaliation and Enforcing Workers' Rights, co-published with Raise the Floor Alliance, a coalition of Chicago area worker centers, captures the stories of what happened when nearly 300 workers from various industries tried to defend and exercise rights in the workplace.

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Workers' Comp Hub Spring 2017 newsletter

Workers' Comp Hub Spring 2017 newsletter

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Publication Date: 
May 18, 2017
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This spring we report on how major corporations are transforming steady employment into temp work, with dire consequences for health and safety, access to workers' comp, and other basic labor rights. We also bring you news on first responders' struggle for workers' comp, as well as updates on OSHA's new anti-retaliation rule, the ongoing controversy over workers' comp in Florida, and more.

Read the newsletter.

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