Economic Justice & Democracy

What are the economic challenges and conditions facing working people? How do we overcome the obstacles to real economic and social justice?

State Voting RestrictionsCreating change means working with other progressive groups to build a movement that will take on corporate power and restore our democracy.

DEMOCRACY AT A CROSSROADS
How The One Percent Is Silencing Our Voices

This report, produced by the Democracy Initiative Education Fund, explains how Americans’ rights at work and their political rights are linked. We examine the attacks currently underway against those rights, and we offer a path forward. The report focuses on political and workplace rights, but similar connections link other equally urgent issues, including climate change and economic inequality.
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