Economic Justice

Courage Campaign fights for an economy that works for everyone, not just the wealthy few.

Tell your Representative: "Stand with Bernie: No cuts to Social Security."

Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) is not going to let President Obama cut Social Security. Demand that your Member of Congress stand with him!

Tell Gov. Jerry Brown to support full implementation of Obamacare

There's a new threat to Obamacare: Sacramento. Gov. Brown is holding up negotiations on the bill to expand Medicaid coverage to more than one million Californians. Some of his suggestions are worse than those made by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer!

The Big Banks must stop the payday loan scam

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.

Celeste Greig must resign immediately.

Celeste Greig must resign immediately as head of the California Republican Assembly. Her statements that the chance of pregnancy from rape is lower is offensive and denies scientific reality.

So that's why no bankers went to jail

"Too Big to Jail". That's the message Attorney General Eric Holder just gave the Senate about the big banks. It's his job to prosecute criminals, he needs to get to work.

Tell Congress: "Raise the minimum wage."

In the wealthiest nation on earth, no one who works full-time should have to live in poverty. Tell Congress to raise the minimum wage!

Blue Cross: Discrimination against patients with HIV or AIDS is intolerable.

Recently, Blue Cross required HIV/AIDS patients to end relationships with their local pharmacists starting March 1. Instead, they'll have to start receiving the drugs that keep them alive from a nameless, faceless mail-order pharmacy. Why? So Blue Cross can make more money.

Tell California's Republicans: Dump Grover Norquist

Prominent national Republicans are finally realizing they were elected to serve their constituents, not to honor a silly anti-tax pledge made to Grover Norquist -- the infamous lobbyist. Will California's GOP representatives follow their lead? Demand an answer from them!

Pledge NOT to shop at Walmart on Black Friday

Walmart has long been notorious for its low wages, poor benefits, and dangerous working conditions. On Black Friday, Walmart employees throughout the company's vast operations -- from factories and warehouses to retail stores -- will participate in a massive walkout.

Tell President Obama to End the Bush Tax Cuts for the Wealthiest Americans

President Obama backed down on the Bush tax cuts in December 2010, but fresh from winning re-election, we need to make sure he keeps his commitment to end them. We helped put him in the Oval Office twice now, and we need to make sure he knows our priorities.

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