Organizers take to the streets to call on Big Pharma to halt its assault on popular reforms to lower prescription drug prices.
Armed with a “STOP PHARMA GREED” banner and a large, menacing image of a greedy industry executive, member leaders from People’s Action rallied in front of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Washington, D.C., headquarters last week to protest drug companies’ relentless pursuit of profits at the expense of everyday people. Continue reading
The next few months will be crucial to securing the big, bold policy wins needed to build a more equitable, sustainable country for all.
With members of Congress back home for the summer recess, hundreds of activists took to the streets in communities across the country for a #SealTheDeal day of action. Their demand? That Congress fights for every dollar in the $3.5 trillion recovery package and protects investments in climate solutions, care, jobs, and justice. Continue reading
Democrats just passed a budget framework that could make millions of immigrant workers less vulnerable to exploitation.
Immigration agents arrested over 600 undocumented workers at a poultry plant in Jackson, Mississippi, two years ago in what remains the largest workplace raid in U.S. history. Continue reading
The Biden administration must address the industry’s long-standing gender discrimination and systemic inequalities, which have become even more severe during the pandemic.
Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been an outpouring of public support for essential workers. But this national discourse has largely excluded migrant women farmworkers, despite their vital role in keeping food on American families’ tables. Continue reading
By supporting quality home care, the plan will help seniors avoid dangerous, for-profit nursing facilities.
As the nation’s population ages, the need for more care workers and safer, more affordable care options is urgent. Continue reading
In the face of intimidation by one of the largest companies in the world, Alabama workers bravely spoke out about the need for greater labor protections.
Following one of the most high-profile union votes in history, workers at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama—led by Black organizers—ultimately rejected efforts to form a union by 71 percent, according to the National Labor Relations Board. Continue reading