On November 29, 2012, a broad coalition of advocates in Missouri,
including many NETWORK members, had much to celebrate, as Governor Jay Nixon
publically announced his support for Medicaid expansion in Missouri. Read more
Those who oppose the Affordable Care Act may continue to misrepresent this
week’s CBO report’s findings so it is
important to let people know the truth. The report is clear about
individuals being freed up to leave the workforce, look for other work, or
start a business while not worrying about healthcare coverage. Many of these
choices may be related to qualifying for health insurance subsidies. But
employers pass on the costs of doing business – e.g. payroll taxes – to
employees all the time.
Can Catholics come together again to focus more strongly on our Gospel mission, or will our Church become more and more caught up in conservative Republican efforts to deny President Obama a second term? Read more
Today, I listened to a presentation at the Center for American Progress by Dr. Alan Krueger, Chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisors. As he spoke about the rise and consequences of inequality, I again recognized the timeliness of NETWORK’s campaign on the wealth gap (Mind the Gap!) – and the critical importance today of our work for economic justice. Read more
NETWORK—a Catholic leader in the global movement for justice and peace—educates, organizes and lobbies for economic and social transformation. NETWORK—un líder Católico en el movimiento global para la justicia y paz—educa, organiza, y cabildea para la transformación económica y social.
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