In January, President Obama declared that all Americans deserve a living wage. Now, he has the opportunity to quickly and easily make that happen for 2,000,000 Americans by issuing an executive order to require all federal contractors to comply with the Service Contract Act.
July 15, 2013
Reyna García, a 30-year-old woman working at Albertsons lost her child when her supervisors ignored her doctors and failed to follow proper policy and law regarding her high risk pregnancy. Join the 25,000 who have already signed our petition demanding that Albertsons and its CEO Robert Miller enforce these policies and law, protecting every pregnant employee and her baby.
July 3, 2013
Republicans continue to use archaic filibuster rules to prevent critical presidential nominations at historically unprecedented levels. They are determined to kill Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s inspiration -- the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau -- by filibustering the nomination of Richard Cordray to lead the agency.
June 28, 2013
Jack Hagan and Frank Lindh of the California Public Utilities Commission are putting Big Business first, not safety or justice. They have protected PG&E from fines and intimidated attorneys charged with holding PG&E accountable for the San Bruno disaster. Take a stand and demand their resignation immediately.
May 9, 2013
Courage Campaign and Forecast the Facts are launching a month-long ad buy on LATimes.com and NYTimes.com to warn readers and subscribers: what they know as journalism will instead become the next FOX News if the Tribune Company is sold to the right-wing Koch brothers. Click here to view our ad, then chip in to help expand our ad buy even further and spark the subscriber revolt!
May 9, 2013
State Controller John Chiang has the power to help stop the Koch Brothers from buying and destroying the Los Angeles Times. Controller Chiang sits on the board of CalPERS, the largest pension plan in the country with the billions invested in Oaktree and JP Morgan, who control the Tribune Company.
April 21, 2013
Stop the Los Angeles Times from becoming the next Fox News. Tell The Tribune Company "No sales to propagandists."
April 12, 2013
Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) is not going to let President Obama cut Social Security. Demand that your Member of Congress stand with him!
April 9, 2013
First it was Tea Party funders David and Charles Koch. Now their radical right-wing buddy, Fox News CEO Rupert Murdoch, has joined the race for the Los Angeles Times. Tell the FCC "No waiver for Rupert Murdoch."
March 8, 2013
The Big Banks’ latest scam: working with payday lenders to intentionally overdraft customer’s account and collect millions in overdraft fees. Federal regulators can stop this — tell them to close the loophole now.