"We’re asking for companies like Disneyland or Universal Studios that make huge amounts of money to pay property taxes based on fair market value—the same thing that homeowners and, frankly, most businesses have to do."
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November's gubernatorial races will shape the drawing of congressional lines in coming years.
A case filed mere weeks after Janus in federal district court in Minnesota shows that anti-labor forces are already marshaling to further decimate public sector unions.
Women turn to environmental activism later in life due to health concerns, deep community investments, and, according to 75-year-old Peggy Gish, because they have "more freedom to get around, to have time—to get arrested!”
“We have failed to reach communities of color with services that we know have worked for a broader population, especially for Caucasians, especially for people of higher income."
Unions are critical to mobilizing even white working class voters for a progressive agenda. Democrats need to do more to strengthen them.