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Panel: Solidarity Key to Addressing Global Power

Understanding the scale and depth of corporate power’s impact on workers, the environment and public services—and channeling that knowledge into joint action to coordinate and maximize an effective response—is crucial to decreasing economic inequality and reclaiming space for the 99 percent, panelists said yesterday in New York City. “Our solidarity is what’s important in addressing… [READ MORE]

Women’s Economic Empowerment and Workers Rights

Globally, women are paid 30 percent less than men—but “imagine instead of corporations making 30 percent more off women’s labor, imagine if that 30 percent were coming back to our communities in the form of wages,” says Shawna Bader-Blau, Solidarity Center executive director. Speaking on the panel, “Women’s Economic Empowerment and Workers Rights,” a Solidarity… [READ MORE]

Building Alliances to Challenge Corporate Power

Women, people of color, indigenous and other disenfranchised and marginalized groups have been hit especially hard by the increasing concentration of transnational corporate power and escalating global economic inequality—but a new report showcases how women and oppressed people are shifting the dynamic through their own power of resistance. Key to the success of such movements,… [READ MORE]