Economic Justice

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Our Work

By most measures, the United States is a country of wealth and abundance. Yet, for many people, the U.S. economy isn’t working. In the richest country in the world, everyone should be able to eat three meals a day, have a roof over his or her head, and access health care. In addition, everyone should have opportunities to learn, work, and grow. A just economy is built on this foundation of economic stability and opportunity.


More on Economic Justice

Statement Time for Bipartisan Action to Protect Our Care 

The Friends Committee on National Legislation strongly condemns President Trump’s recent executive order to halt federal cost-sharing reduction payments and calls on Congress to pass the bipartisan Alexander-Murray deal.

Update Conference Call: What's Happening with the Budget, with Anthony Wier and Amelia Kegan 

October 11, 8 p.m. Eastern

This November, Congress will be making some of the most important, and potentially most dangerous, decisions about budget priorities that we have seen in decades. How can we convince members of Congress to reject more money for war and cuts to security at home?

Action Alert We Protected Health Care – Again. Now What? 

Thank you! Once again, the power of people talking to Congress has stopped the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Together, we have prevented devastating cuts to health care for millions of people.

Action Alert Success! You Stopped the Dangerous Health Care Bill 

Update: Efforts unraveled on Tuesday to ram through yet another irresponsible and immoral bill that decimates Medicaid and would cause millions to lose coverage. The failure of the Graham-Cassidy ACA repeal bill is a testament to the power of people across this country raising their voices to elected officials.

The Graham-Cassidy Health Care Proposal Endangers Millions 

Despite the new name, the Graham-Cassidy health care proposal includes many of the same dangerous health care policies of previous attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

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