Posted by PR Watch Admin on November 25, 2014

With Black Friday days away, Walmart workers and their allies are gearing up for what they predict will be the largest strike in the retailer's history.

Posted by Rebekah Wilce on November 19, 2014

Monarch butterfly populations have declined over the last ten years. CMD joined scientists and other groups in calling for their protection.

Rebekah Wilce

Rebekah Wilce is a reporter and researcher who directs CMD's Food Rights Network project.

Posted by Mary Bottari on November 07, 2014

In Richmond, CA, three seats on the City Council were up for election; the city also stood to elect a new mayor. Nothing unusual in this, perhaps, was it not for Chevron's $3.1 million dollar campaign to highjack the elections, which was first revealed by journalism student and former Center for Media and Democracy reporter, Harriet Rowan in the Berkeley publication Richmond Confidential.

Mary Bottari

Mary Bottari, CMD's Deputy Director, is an experienced policy wonk and consumer advocate who has served as a senior analyst on trade.

Posted by Jonas Persson on September 11, 2014

It turned out that CMD hadn't seen the last of the O'Keefe crowd.

Jonas Persson

Jonas Persson is a CMD research intern who is working on his Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin.

Posted by Mary Bottari on September 05, 2014

At Taco Bell peaceful protesters took the “Fight for 15” directly to the fast food giant.

Mary Bottari

Mary Bottari, CMD's Deputy Director, is an experienced policy wonk and consumer advocate who has served as a senior analyst on trade.

Posted by Jonas Persson on September 04, 2014

When Governor Jerry Brown signs Assembly Bill 1522, California employees no longer have to face the excruciating dilemma: go to work sick or get fired?

Jonas Persson

Jonas Persson is a CMD research intern who is working on his Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin.

Posted by Ruth Conniff on July 19, 2014

On Friday, July 18, thousands of people marched through downtown Detroit to call attention to a major public health crisis as the city shuts off the water for residents who are behind on their bills.

Posted by Jessica Mason on July 16, 2014

Citizens of the drought-ridden Southwest are taking action to make sure precious fresh water is not wasted and spoiled through fracking.

Jessica Mason

Jessica Mason is a CMD research intern. She is completing her Ph.D. in cultural anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on July 15, 2014

The Center for Media and Democracy and The Progressive are going to be busy at this year's Netroots Nation in Detroit, Michigan.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on July 09, 2014

On July 18, thousands of activists will gather to reclaim the Motor City--and democracy.

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