ARA of North Carolina

Cut Loose and Cut Off

This WRAL Documentary examines the plight of many North Carolinians who lost unemployment benefits. Bill Leslie hosts.

Friday Alert

Republican Presidential Hopefuls Are Staying Silent Regarding Social Security Privatization but Still Favor “Reform”


While still talking about the need to “save” Social Security by cutting benefits to retirees, this cycle’s crop of GOP Presidential candidates have been silent on whether they’d support a plan to privatize Social Security. In 2005, Democrats defeated a proposal by President Bush to allow individuals to invest in private a...

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Press Release

December 07, 2013

Picket on Monday, December 9th

Dear Democracy Advocates, Art Pope, owner of the Roses and Maxway stores and Gov. McCrory’s Budget Director, is the poster child of what one extremely wealthy individual can do to twist an entire state’s public policy in a racially divisive, ultra-conservative direction. Read more here. Worse, Pope literally depends on the black community to finance his political operation; African-American shoppers at his stores supply a large share of his income, which he then uses to promote ...
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AFSCME NC Convention