Campaign for America's Future

The Campaign for America’s Future is the strategy center for the progressive movement. Our goal is to forge the enduring progressive majority needed to realize the America of shared prosperity and equal opportunity that our country was meant to be.

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Jobs Report Evidence of a ‘Massive Failure of Policy and Will’
The Labor Department’s September jobs report represents a “massive failure of policy and will,” charged Campaign for America’s Future co-director Robert Borosage today in response to news that the economy produced only 148,000 jobs last month.
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Thursday, May 02, 2013
CEOs Pushing Austerity Enjoy Taxpayer-Subsidized Pay
Ordinary taxpayers are subsidizing exorbitant executive pay at the corporations leading the push for austerity in the budget debate, according to a new report by the Institute for Policy Studies and Campaign for America’s Future.
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Friday, April 05, 2013
Jobs Report Shows “Little Change” at a Time of Mass Unemployment
“The weak recovery is now floundering in the face of harsh headwinds,” said Robert Borosage, co-director of Campaign for America’s Future, reacting to this morning’s release of unemployment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Borosage argues, “It is time for the administration and the Congress to turn from the ruinous fixation on deficit reduction, and move to put Americans back to work.” Statement of Robert L. Borosage, co-director of the Campaign for America’s Future:
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Wednesday, April 03, 2013
The Rising American Electorate Sinking Together
Robert Borosage, co-director of the Campaign for America’s Future warns Democrats that their base – the people who have been voting for Democrats – are not faring well in the economy.
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Friday, March 08, 2013
Don’t Break Out the Bubbly Yet: 20 Million Americans Still Need Jobs
Don’t break out the bubbly yet, warns Robert Borosage, of the Campaign for America’s Future, commenting on this morning’s release of unemployment numbers for February, we are still in a jobs deficit. Statement from Robert Borosage, co-director of Campaign for America’s Future:
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Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Repeal the Sequester; Don’t Postpone it
After President Obama called on Congress to postpone the deep across the board spending cuts set to kick in on March 1 in the so-called sequester, Campaign for America’s Future co-director Robert Borosage said, “The sequester irresponsibly will cost over one million jobs and impede an already faltering recovery. It should be repealed, not postponed. Congress should turn its attention to jobs and growth, not to more austerity.”
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Friday, February 01, 2013
Jobs Numbers Demonstrate Economy Needs Action to Spur Growth, Not Austerity
Today’s report that the U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs in January is welcome news that the American economy has not sunk into recession, as many European countries have. But Roger Hickey of the Campaign for America’s Future warned that the austerity policies that have pushed unemployment upward in those countries are now scheduled to be imposed on the U.S. if Republicans insist on letting the sequestration cuts go into effect – and if they continue to threaten to crash the economy by failing to lift the debt ceiling.
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Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Bad Economic News Shows It's Time to Repeal the Sequester
The government reported on Wednesday that the U.S. economy contracted by 0.1 percent in the fourth quarter. The bad news comes as Congress and the White House are debating spending cuts set to take place on March 1. Robert Borosage, co-director of the Campaign for America’s Future warns that cuts in government spending would further slow economic growth. Statement from Robert Borosage , co-director of the Campaign for America’s Future :
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Thursday, January 24, 2013
Reacting to Reports of a Schumer Proposal, Campaign for America’s Future Warns Democrats: Do Not Cut Social Security
In response to a report in The Hill that Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) may be floating a proposal that includes cuts to Social Security and Medicare, Roger Hickey , co-director of the Campaign for America’s Future made the following statement:
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Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Campaign for America’s Future Calls for an End to Irresponsible Manufactured Hostage Crises
The U.S. House is poised to once more hold America’s good faith and credit hostage to extort spending cuts that they otherwise could not win. This time, Speaker Boehner seeks to extend the debt ceiling for three months — complete with a trigger mechanism that prevents lawmakers from getting paid if they fail to produce a budget once that extension lapses. Robert Borosage of the Campaign for America’s Future said, “Tea Party Republicans are trying to extort unpopular cuts in vital programs by holding the economy hostage.
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