Democracy

Our democracy is in distress. In order to achieve democratic change in America we need to halt the corrupting influence of corporate money in politics, prevent the systematic manipulation and suppression of voters, and reform the rules in the U.S. Senate.

Democracy

Jun 25, 2015

Next Steps on Fast Track and TPP Fight

As expected, on Wednesday, the Senate approved Fast Track trade authority by a 60-38 vote. Separately, the House passed a bill extending Trade Adjustment Assistance for workers who lose their jobs because of trade; those bills were expected to get to the President's desk before Congress left town for its July 4 recess. Read More

Jun 25, 2015

Coalition of Activists Continued Fast Track Fight until Last Vote Counted

In the run-up to the U.S. Senate's vote this week on cloture for Fast Track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, CWA activists and grassroots partners across the country rallied in the districts and outside the offices of Democratic Senators, some of whom turned their back on working families. Read More

Jun 25, 2015

Roanoke Rally Calls for Action on Voting Rights

In a summer of voting rights actions across the nation, more than four hundred activists, including busloads of CWA members, held a rally today in Roanoke, Va., to mark the second anniversary of the Supreme Court's Shelby County v. Holder decision that gutted the Voting Rights Act. Read More

Jun 19, 2015

CWA Statement on the Murder of Nine African American Citizens in Charleston

In the wake of the shootings in Charleston of nine African American citizens, we must stand together and confront the realities that drive such violence. Read More

Jun 18, 2015

Breaking: House Leaders Pull Fast One on Fast Track

Today, House leadership used another gimmick to resurrect Fast Track. Read More

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