Public universities and community colleges are drowning in debt to Wall Street due to predatory loans, and the schools have responded by passing the cost of these bad loans on to students in the form of HIGHER tuition fees. We need the Dept. of Education to investigate this predatory lending now and you can help make it happen by clicking here!
October 23, 2013
San Diego does NOT need a right-wing conservative legislation factory like ALEC writing laws for our city. This is what ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council) has done in states like Wisconsin with "Right-to-Work" and Florida with "Stand Your Ground," each proposed by ALEC and lobbied for in state legislatures across the country. Who supports ALEC?
October 14, 2013
Speaker Boehner's shutdown is kicking ABUSED WOMEN onto the street. Domestic violence shelters and rape crisis programs across the country have begun losing the federal funding they need to keep their doors open, forcing out vulnerable women and children. SIGN THE PETITION HERE.
July 16, 2013
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 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.
May 3, 2013
California is the 4th-largest oil-producing state, but it is the ONLY state that does NOT have an oil extraction tax. We could raise $2 billion per year to begin repairing the damage of previous cuts to public education. Study after study shows that since oil is a global market, this will have no affect of gas prices, despite the lies of ExxonMobil and Chevron.
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!
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.
March 8, 2013
"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.
February 13, 2013
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!