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Entries by Camille Rivera from 02/2013

It's Time to 'Flip the Debt'

| Posted 02.05.2013 | New York

Reports that the economy shrunk in the last three months of 2012 -- largely due to so-called austerity measures -- is not only bad news for the country: It could be terrible news for the tens of thousands of New Yorkers who depend on the social safety net just to make ends meet.

Uniting to Improve Wages and Conditions for Workers

| Posted 02.26.2013 | New York

Any way you look at it, an increase in the minimum wage is overdue, and needs to be enacted immediately. If it can't be approved on the federal or state levels, those of us here in New York City must find a way to increase it locally.