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Category: Victories

VICTORY: Anti-Refugee Measure Defeated in Congress

Something important happened last week: We stopped Congress from slamming the door on Syrian families seeking refuge. Against the odds, compassion and our best American values prevailed—beating out fear, hate-baiting, and xenophobia.1 It didn’t just happen. We fought for it. And we won. In the middle of this holiday season, we wanted to share what […]

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VICTORY: The Confederate Flag comes down from the South Carolina statehouse

On Wednesday June 19, nine Black South Carolinians were gunned down after welcoming a man into their Bible study. Their deaths were a direct result of hatred and racism. The next day, as South Carolina—and the nation—mourned their deaths, a symbol of hatred and racism against Blacks still flew in front of the South Carolina […]

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MoveOn Applauds SCOTUS Decision on ACA: ‘GOP Must End Frivolous Attacks on Obamacare and Move On’

Moments ago, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a major 6-3 decision in the case of King v. Burwell upholding critical components of the Affordable Care Act. Responding to the decision, Anna Galland, executive director of MoveOn.org Civic Action, issued the following statement: “Today’s Supreme Court ruling in King v. Burwell upholds critical components of the […]

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Huge People-Powered Win as FCC Protects Net Neutrality

Anna Galland, executive director of MoveOn.org Civic Action, had the following statement in response to the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to use Title II to uphold Net Neutrality: This is an unequivocal victory for the millions of Americans who came together to show that people power can trump the power of corporate giants like Comcast […]

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VICTORY: Walmart Raises Its Wages!

Walmart employs hundreds of thousands of Americans across the country. The majority of those workers make minimum wage—as Walmart executives are making BILLIONS. Our friends at OUR Walmart have been fighting for a living wage by starting petitions, staging protests, and organizing to fight for their rights. Last week, Walmart workers won a big victory: Walmart announced that they will […]

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VICTORY: L.A. School Board Tells Gerawan Farms to Honor It’s Workers’ Union Contracts

Gerawan Farming employs over 5,000 workers at peak harvest season, selling peaches, nectarines, plums, apricots, and grapes under its Prima label. Our friends at United Farm Workers have been working hard to protect the union rights of the Gerawan Farm workers. When the Los Angeles Unified School District Board, who contracts to purchase Gerawan’s products, […]

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