People’s Action is a powerful new force for democracy and economic fairness. From family farms to big cities, from coast to coast, we’re fighting for community over greed, justice over racism, and people and planet over big corporations.

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CARING ECONOMY

Our economy is about more than numbers. It’s about people. We’re fighting for new rules for our economy to ensure we’re cared for when we provide care for each other.

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CLIMATE JUSTICE

The climate crisis has already arrived; In Black neighborhoods surrounded by waste incinerators, in uranium mines on Native lands, and in smog fouling the air in Latino communities.

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People’s Action and our sister organization People’s Action Institute are making waves. Our work, affiliates, and leaders have been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, CBS News, The Guardian and Rolling Stone.

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Third Way Leading The Democrats The Wrong Way?

CHICAGO – Today, think tank Third Way announced the launch of a new $20 million political campaign that will study why Democrats lost in 2016 and how they can chart a path forward. In a story from POLITICO about the campaign, Third Way President Jonathan Cowan slammed “big government liberal populism.” George Goehl, the co-director of People’s Action, a national […]

Resistance Assemblies Gain Momentum as Trump Inauguration Nears

WASHINGTON – More than 500 resistance assemblies will be held nationwide Sunday with tens of thousands of people coming together in libraries, community centers, living rooms, churches and coffee shops to organize and plan resistance to President-elect Donald Trump, his agenda and his toxic cabinet nominees. The assemblies coincide with the national day of action […]

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