FUND THE PEOPLE’S RECOVERY: MAKE BILLIONAIRES AND THE SUPER-RICH PAY

15 Jul 2020
Connecticut is in crisis Working people — especially those who are Black or brown — are losing their jobs, losing their health and losing their lives from COVID-19. They are terrorized by persistent, systemic racism in law enforcement. They do the risky-but-lifesaving work in the public sector and the private sector that’s essential to keep our state safe and functioning.... Read More

HEDGEPAPER NO. 62: DAN MCKEE AND THE RIGHT-WING BILLIONAIRES WHO BACK HIM

7 Sep 2018
Download HedgePaper No. 62Download Dan McKee has made some very powerful and very wealthy friends.  It’s worked out well for him — but not so great for regular families in Rhode Island. As the former Mayor of Cumberland and current Lieutenant Governor, McKee has pushed policies that have undermined Rhode Island’s public schools and thrown into question his commitment to holding accountable those who profited from the opioid crisis. McKee’s biggest campaign backers include the Walton family, heirs to the Wal-Mart fortune and patrons of the Betsy DeVos education agenda.  ... Read More

Report No. 57: Stopping the Opioid Profiteers – How Policymakers and Communities Can Fight Back

26 Apr 2018
Stopping the Opioid Profiteers: How Policymakers and Communities Can Fight Back In recent years, billionaire pharmaceutical executives and hedge fund managers have made billions in profit by creating, feeding, and treating a crisis of opioid addiction in the United States. This report examines how the biggest opioid profiteers operate, and offers a roadmap for how policymakers and communities can fight back.... Read More