Farm workers are vital to our well-being as a nation. But for nearly 100 years, they've been treated like second-class citizens and denied real overtime.
Think consumers should be able to sue corporations that have wronged them? Today’s the day to speak up.
NOTE: FASTING CAN BE DANGEROUS. THOSE WITH HEALTH ISSUES OR CONCERNS THAT MAY BE AFFECTED BY FASTING SHOULD NOT PARTICIPATE. ANYONE UNSURE OR WITH QUESTIONS SHOULD CONSULT THEIR DOCTOR BEFORE PARTICIPATING.
The Maximum Family Grant (MFG) rule was created to coerce poor mothers into having less children. This unjust, invasive policy has forced nearly 140,000 of California’s children deeper into poverty simply because they were born poor. And it continues to threaten the reproductive freedom and privacy of thousands of women.
The payday loan industry is one of the BIGGEST scammers out there. Their entire business model is designed to trap financially vulnerable Americans in a vicious cycle of debt. The average payday loan borrower takes out eight loans a year and pays nearly 400% in interest and fees.
Civil Asset Forfeiture gives police a free pass to impose on people’s civil rights and disproportionately steal from low-income people of color without even charging someone with a crime. In California alone, police pocketed nearly $600 MILLION from Civil Asset Forfeiture between 2006 and 2013.
The growing influence of corporate money in Sacramento -- from independent expenditures and political action committees -- is making it harder for California to lead as a model for the nation.
The Koch brothers' war on the middle class continues. This time, their aim is to cripple public sector unions across the country.
We refuse to sit by and let this happen.
James Hansen, formerly NASA’s Climate Chief -- just released a terrifying paper that predicts unavoidable sea level rise unless we take major, immediate action. Join us and tell your California Legislators to drastically increase our investment in renewable energy, dramatically reduce car emissions, and make huge increases in energy efficiency!
California has one of the poorest racial and identity profiling laws in the country. And right now, a landmark bill is working its way through Sacramento that could fundamentally fix the broken law and reduce the epidemic of profiling and police brutality that has been threatening the lives and liberty of far too many people of color and minorities in California.