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If Build Back Better is passed, how do we ensure that everyone gets their fair share? How do we follow the money from the legislation? L. Joy brings Taifa Smith Butler to the front of the class to give us the action items we need to make sure our communities get the most out of it.
In the media
L. Joy Williams
Taifa Smith Butler joins BNC’s “AMplified with Aisha Mills” to discuss these inequities and what we can do to combat them.
In the media
Aisha Mills
Demos will host “A Woman’s Worth: The State of Black Women in the Economy,” featuring Demos President Taifa Smith Butler and and former Demos president Heather McGhee, author of The Sum of Us, in conversation.
In the media
Maiysha Kai
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Lady justice and legal books
A conversation about what’s standing in the way of progress towards an inclusive democracy and a just economy.
Blog
"For the sake of millions — people watching their rents go up while their wages don’t, parents who need support in tackling the ever-rising cost of child care, and seniors who regularly must decide whether they can afford their bills or their pills — the Senate must pass this legislation.”
Press release
Taifa Smith Butler
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Large flag of Puerto Rico above the street in the city center of San Juan.
Tomorrow the United States Supreme Court hears oral arguments in a case that has great relevance for our efforts to build an inclusive, multiracial democracy.
Blog
Laura Williamson
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Capitol
The Build Back Better Act would dramatically help working people and families. Now, the passage of this once-in-a-lifetime framework is in the hands of a few legislators who are beholden to corporations and the ultrarich.
Blog
Daniella Zessoules
Shruti Banerjee
"It’s high time for our lawmakers to put people over politics and pass the Build Back Better Act."
Press release
Taifa Smith Butler
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Defocused business people in the office lobby
People's Action and Demos have teamed up to call out the bad corporate actors who are spending big to stop President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda—and subverting the will of the people in the process.
Blog
Sondra Youdelman
Daniella Zessoules
New Report Exposes Corporate Push to Derail Popular, Progressive Provisions in $3.5T Budget Package
Press release