Recent Blog Posts

100 Days of Resistance

We’ve been joining with Nashville Indivisible to host Resist Trump Tuesdays every week since the inauguration. We won’t stop resisting, but tomorrow marks our final Resist Trump Tuesday. Here’s more on this from our Indivisible friends: Later this week, we officially mark 100 days of the Trump regime.  Although... [Read more]


TrumpCare is BACK!

And we MUST stop it. Our friends at Tennessee Justice Center know just what to do: The American Health Care Act is back and worse than ever. The MacArthur Amendment has been introduced as a way to appease Freedom Caucus members through further undermining pre-existing condition protections and essential health benefits. Bottom line: They are still... [Read more]


Statement from HCAN on New ACA Repeal Effort

The following statement comes from our partners at Health Care for America Now (HCAN): The following is a statement by Margarida Jorge and Ethan Rome, co-directors of Health Care for America Now (HCAN), in response to a new health care amendment negotiated between House Freedom Caucus chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) and Tuesday Group co-chairman... [Read more]


Tax Day Report Shows Impact of ACA Repeal on Tennesseans

   New Tax Day Report Shows How Republican Repeal of ACA Gives $600 billion in Tax Breaks To the Wealthy and Big Corporations While Cutting Health Care for Everyone Else    In Tennessee, more than 251,000 will lose coverage while the richest 1% will get a tax cut of $12,740 Insurance and Big RX Companies Will Also Receive Huge Tax Breaks   (Nashville,... [Read more]


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Economic Justice

Remarks at Nashville Tax Rally

I was honored to speak at the Nashville Tax Rally on Saturday, April 15th and join... 


Stand Up and Defend the Wall Street Watchdog

From our friends at People’s Action: Trump told his crowds that when he was... 


Stand with Our UAW Brothers and Sisters

Tomorrow in Nashville: More than 5,000 Nissan auto workers—80 percent of them African-American—are... 


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Consumer Protections

Wells Fargo’s False Promises

Forced arbitration. Bad for consumers, great for banks and other big businesses.... 


The CFPB’s Prepaid Card Rule Protects TN Consumers

A new rule from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau gives all prepaid cards... 


Your Car May Kill You, Your Legislature Doesn’t Care

Used cars with safety recalls can be dangerous, even deadly. So, of course, a car... 


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