Government Accountability

United With Ferguson: Racial Divides and Wealth

— Mike L
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For the past few weeks, the nation’s attention has focused on an unlikely epicenter of race relations, a Quik-Trip convenience store about fifteen miles north of St. Louis. It was there that 18-year-old Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, was gunned down by a white police officer, and it is there that a groundswell of sympathy and frustration has prompted the community, and nation, to act. The town of Ferguson was rocked by this tragic event, and has responded in an incredible way – by organizing.

Un Triunfo para los Derechos en Massachusetts

— Mike L
UFE at Domestic Workers Bill of Rights Signing

El miércoles, 2 de julio, el equipo de UFE se unió con nuestras hermanas deMataHari: Eye of the Day – una organización de mujeres de color, inmigrantes y familias que trabaja para darle fin a la explotación y la violencia de género – en la Casa Estatal de Massachusetts para una ocasión histórica: la promulgación de la Carta de Derechos para las Trabajadoras Domésticas.

A Victory for Rights in Massachusetts

UFE at Domestic Workers Bill of Rights Signing

On Wednesday, July 2, the UFE team joined our sisters at MataHari: Eye of the Day – an organization of women of color, immigrant women and families that works to end exploitation and gender-based violence – at the Massachusetts State House for a momentous occasion: the signing of the Massachusetts Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights.

El Cierre del Gobierno: Un Contínuo Ataque Sobre el Obamacare

— Brian Miller
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El cierre del gobierno es un asalto mucho más amplio contra el Obamacare. Pese a que algunos de la retórica, los estadounidenses de bajos ingresos y luchadores no son sólo "atrapados en el fuego cruzado." Por el contrario, son los blancos intencionales de un atentado político. Léa mas y tome acción.

Shutdown: The Continuing Assault on Obamacare

— Brian Miller
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The government shutdown is part of much broader assault on Obamacare. Despite some of the rhetoric, low-income and struggling Americans are not just "caught in the crossfire." On the contrary, they are the intentional targets of a senseless political attack. Read more and take action.

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