Economic justice

Redoing the economy: economic justice in an Indian country – nonprofit news

The NPQ kicks off the 2021-22 season of our Redo the economy series in Indian country. In partnership with the First Nations Development Institute (“First Nations”), we bring three Indigenous economic justice leaders to speak about their work and the challenges they face in a discussion format. Our panelists are: Heather Fleming (Navajo) is Executive […]

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Vermont spiritual leaders renew push for social and economic justice

St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in Brattleboro is one of more than 70 spiritual communities that are part of Vermont Interfaith Action. Photo by Kevin O’Connor / VTDigger As Executive Director of Vermont Interfaith ActionDebbie Ingram knows that the 15,000 Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish and Muslim members of her grassroots organizing group outnumber what the last […]

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Illinois Democrats Push For Racial And Economic Justice With Biden Ticket | New

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WREX) – Democrats in Illinois focused on economic and racial justice for the third day of the virtual Democratic National Convention. The delegation says the murders of black men and women this year and the disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 on communities of color have rolled back the curtain of injustice in the nation. […]

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Potter County Department Offers Economic Justice Courses to Victims of Domestic Violence | New

COUDERSPORT, Pa .– A Way Out, the Potter County Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services, offers two free economic justice courses, one starting in October and one starting in November. One form of domestic violence that is often overlooked is economic and financial violence, said Jennifer Rossmann, sexual violence advisor. She said economic and financial […]

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Vanita Gupta Says Antitrust Crackdown Necessary To Ensure “Economic Justice”

Deputy Attorney General Vanita Gupta on Tuesday described the Biden administration’s emphasis on aggressive antitrust enforcement in terms of economic justice, denouncing the consolidation of key sectors of the economy as detrimental to consumers and workers. Gupta, whose portfolio includes overseeing the antitrust division of the US Department of Justice, told a virtual audience at […]

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As unemployment benefits end in 26 states, economic justice movement turns to long-term solutions

The governors of 26 states have already ended additional federal unemployment benefits, and the rest are expected to expire in early September, unless Congress takes action to extend them. (Creative Commons) After more than a year of dealing with the economic fallout caused by COVID-19, several things have become clear: the pandemic has disproportionately affected […]