Dorian Warren

Dorian Warren is the president of Community Change and vice-president of Community Change Action. Both social justice organizations work to build the power of low-income people, especially people of color.

Articles by this author

A worker delivers groceries to a customer's vehicle outside a Walmart store in Amsterdam, N.Y., on May 15. (Photo: Angus Mordant / Bloomberg via Getty Images file) Views
Friday, June 19, 2020
Walmart Exploits Black Lives While Paying Lip Service to Black Lives Matter
Following weeks of riveting nationwide protests against police brutality and systemic anti-Black racism, some of the nation's largest corporations responded with public declarations that Black Lives Matter . Among them was Walmart, the largest corporate employer of America's Black workforce ...
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Unions build power for the rest of us. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Thursday, February 06, 2020
The Time Is NOW For The PRO Act To Protect Workers
Jim Staus had one goal: To make the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) a better place to work. Jim worked hard, he got stellar reviews and he was proud of his job as a supply technician. But his pay was so low that one winter, he and his wife had to melt snow to flush their toilets...
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Organizers rally to protect access to affordable health care. (Photo: New Jersey Organizing Project.) Views
Thursday, February 06, 2020
Organizers Won't Let Trump Dismantle Medicaid
Last week when Lynn Williams heard the Trump administration announcement that would allow states to convert federal funding for Medicaid into block grants, she felt exasperated. The Trump changes come on the heels of a major snafu in which state officials revealed the benefits system that...
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Tuesday, October 09, 2012
Go for the Jugular: What a Real Attack on Mitt Romney and the 1% Could Look Like
I agree with Deepak Bhargava that President Obama’s record “is more mixed” than critics and admirers admit, that progressives must refocus our attention on Congress and statehouse elections, and that elections are a “necessary but not sufficient condition for a revival of progressive politics.”
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