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On November 11th, President Barack Obama released a powerful, unambiguous statement in support of reclassifying the internet as a telecommunications service under Title II of the Telecommunications Act. He also noted that mobile internet – on phone and tablet, as well as computer – should be protected under Title II.

Even as Philadelphia school year began amidst ongoing deficit concerns, school closures, and employee layoffs, few could have predicted that the School District of Philadelphia would take an even bigger hit. That hit came in the form of a sudden action from the School Reform Commission.

The People's Climate March brought Philadelphians from our city's many movements together under the banner of climate and economic justice. Hear the stories collected by MMP media organizing Zein Nakhoda alongside Alexa Ross, both of the Maypop Collective for Climate and Economic Justice.

The 2014-15 school year started out with a week of action by parents, students, and teachers demanding a quality education for all.  For closed captioning in english or spanish click here.

On September 15th, the last day that the Federal Communications Commission accepted public comments on Net Neutrality. The CAP Comcast campaign and Media Mobilizing Project, in collaboration with Free Press, held a rally against Comcast’s dominance over our right to communicate. Check here for a gallery of photos from the event.

UPDATED: Now with video. Philadelphia fast food workers have pledged to do what it takes to win “$15 and a union.” Over 50 workers have pledged their willingness to escalate action on Thursday, September 4th. They will be joined by fast food workers in over 150 cities. Hear the stories of why and find out how you can join them.

For 5 years, the nurses in Wilkes-Barre, along with union healthcare workers across the country, have pushed back on CHS under the banner of "Patients Before Profits." During their third strike, we asked what kept them fighting.
The Fight For Drivers Licenses is seeking support for HB1648, which would allow all Pennsylvanians a right to a drivers license, regardless of immigration status. For so many, a drivers license is crucial for being able to secure other fundamental rights, such as the right to work and to education.