March 2013: UFE Training of Trainers Coming to North Texas

January 4, 2013 — steveschnapp
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Our Popular Economics Education Team is hosting UFE's renowned Training of Trainers Institute in March 2013 near Dallas/Fort Worth, TX. We invite organizers, activists, educators, students, and others across the U.S. who want to join and advance the movement for greater equality.

REGISTER NOW: Training of Trainers | Baltimore, June 2012

April 6, 2012 — steveschnapp
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Education is crucial to the success of the rejuvenated organizing and mobilizing that is taking place with the Occupy movement. Join UFE's next Training of Trainers Institute in Baltimore this June to help expand this work to build a powerful and more sustained movement for economic justice.

UFE Provides Tools to Occupy Our Economy

October 20, 2011 — steveschnapp
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A couple of weeks ago, I was sitting at home with the Occupy Wall Street livestream playing in the background when I heard a young woman on the “people’s microphone” give a shout out to UFE.

...If you want a great source of accessible information about economic inequality...check out United for a Fair Economy...w-w-w-dot-faireconomy-dot-org.

She finished with that, and the people's mic erupted into cheers and applause. I was overcome with a feeling of great pride, and wanted to do my part to see that UFE was a part of this powerful movement.

Barstool Movement Building

May 6, 2011 — steveschnapp
happy hour for economic justice

Beer socials are a great way to build community with your neighbors. But who knew they could be such an effective forum for economic justice movement building?

Andrew Breitbart is (Still) a Liar

April 28, 2011 — steveschnapp
liar, liar, pants on fire

Yesterday, we learned of a vicious attack on the labor studies program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) and two of the program's educators, Judy Ancel (UMKC) and Don Giljum (UM-St. Louis). Andrew Breibart, the same rabble-rousing fraud who engineered the attacks on Shirley Sherrod and ACORN, using chopped up video footage to spread lies, is once again behind the lies.

Why Support the Higher Education Transparency Act?

February 1, 2011 — steveschnapp
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This week, Massachusetts residents have an opportunity to advance the movement for economic justice in the Bay State by urging their state representatives and senators to support the Higher Education Transparency Act.

The High Price of Austerity

January 28, 2011 — steveschnapp
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Austerity is the political buzzword these days. As politicians from both parties are jumping on the “starve the beast” bandwagon, few are considering the long-term impacts of the approach. What seems like tightening the belt today will likely cost us much, much more down the line.

Remembering Felice

January 13, 2011 — steveschnapp
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A dear friend to and warrior for the social justice movement, Felice Yeskel, left this world on Tuesday, January 11, 2011 after a hard-fought battle with cancer. She will be sorely missed.

Don't Mourn - Organize

December 17, 2010 — steveschnapp

Personal Finance for Economic Justice

November 17, 2010 — steveschnapp
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