A Pandemic is Another Terrible Time to be Poor

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https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/CN04032020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS Pearl River     There’s no good time to be poor in America.  Not surprisingly, a pandemic bringing rampant disease and deaths in droves is a spectacularly bad time to be poor.  Some are even noticing the poor now, although that doesn’t necessarily mean that a …

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Jobs to Move America Reminds Everyone that Accountability is Key to Agreements

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https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/CN08222019.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSNew Orleans       Jobs to Move America is a Los Angeles-based nonprofit that had a fantastic idea that was as simple and straightforward as it was dynamic. If a public agency is going to offer a contract to purchase something like major public transportation equipment, …

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Tax Subsidy Opposition and Community Benefits are Battling in California

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San Francisco     The Inland Empire is largely Riverside and San Bernardino Counties in southern California east of Los Angeles.  Warehouses and distribution centers are the kings of this empire, workers and communities are too often the serfs and poor villagers.  In the last decade since the Great Recession new work in this section brought in …

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