Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, workers and labor unions have stepped up in unprecedented ways. They are winning new protections for essential and frontline workers, protecting their communities, and lifting up their co-workers in tragic...More
At the Reopen PA rally in Harrisburg, the Commonwealth Foundation used their building as a safe space for featured speakers and a launching spot for the rally. The emcee of the event lied about his knowledge of the organization. Watch the video for...More
The response to the COVID-19 pandemic from Pennsylvania’s extremist right-wing infrastructure is indeed a new low that has the potential to get frontline workers killed. Essential workers across Pennsylvania are risking their lives to provide...More
The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed many examples of workers and labor unions across Pennsylvania fighting for the working class and safety of all of us. In contrast, The Commonwealth Foundation is using the pandemic to do what they’ve always done...More
As the COVID-19 pandemic has spread across Pennsylvania and the United States, a host of new proposals regarding paid sick leave, eliminating healthcare costs, and labor protections for workers have become the topic of debate as elected officials...More
The Commonwealth Foundation is a front group. More accurately, it consists of a series of front groups, PACs, and an LLC that allows them to profit off of Pennsylvania public school children. To underscore how much of a front group they are, last...More
It was no surprise Donald Trump singled out Governor Tom Wolf and his veto of a tax handout to corporations by way of privatization schemes for Pennsylvania public schools. The bill in reference was a pet project of the Commonwealth Foundation and...More
Whenever good government movements grab a foothold inside the state capitol and Pennsylvania politics, the Commonwealth Foundation is always ready to co-opt these campaigns for positive press. Once it becomes at a crossroads with the organization’s...More
“They’re Just Playing With Billionaires’ Money:” Anti-Worker Lawsuits From The Fairness Center, Liberty Justice Center Fail Nationwide
As has been well documented, Pennsylvania has become ground zero for a rise in anti-union lawsuits from The Fairness Center and the Liberty Justice Center attempting to exploit the Janus V. AFSCME decision. Using scam tactics like sending phishing...More
Bad at union-busting, worse at Twitter For Immediate Release: January 28, 2020 Pennsylvania Spotlight Executive Director Eric Rosso released the following statement on today’s announcement from the Freedom Foundation regarding their expansion into...More
Last week, Americans for Prosperity, a Koch funded astroturfed organization with close ties to the Commonwealth Foundation, took the time to host a press conference and release their mid-session scorecard. The purpose was to hand out “recognition...More
In a desperate attempt to change the political narrative, failed State Senate candidate and current CEO of the Commonwealth Partners Chamber of Entrepreneurs, Matt Brouillette authored an editorial in The Hill. Brouillette posited, while failing to...More
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I saw these posts on Friday and tried to report both to Facebook. Seems like they are still up
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“IF YOU ARE GOING TO THE HARRISBURG PROTESTS JUNE 8th PLEASE BE CAREFUL THERE IS A GUN RALLY SCHEDULED FOR THE EXACT SAME TIME”
“The Center for Media & Democracy obtained documents that reveal a powerful corporate lobby & quasi-legislative front group ALEC played a lead role in creating the movement promoting premature re-opening of the economy.”
Ignoring Sound Science; America is Reopening - Pittsburgh Current
Only about one-third believe that an immediate re-opening is beneficial to minimize the negative impact on the economy amidst the coronavirus pandemic
Meet some of the heroes on the frontlines of the pandemic.
Meet the COVID-19 frontline heroes
Meet the COVID-19 frontline heroes Molly Kinder · May 2020 Part of an ongoing series … Hear from: The COVID-19 frontline Despite the hardships and ...
#Protest is not #policy. But protest can — & often does influence — policy. And bad policy always needs to be protested!
Matt Brouillette, former CEO of the Commonwealth Foundation, recently posted a picture of himself wearing menstrual pads on his face mocking the calls from public health officials to help fight the spread of the coronavirus.
Former Commonwealth Foundation CEO Mocks Lack of PPE for Frontline Workers - Pennsylvania Spotlight
The Commonwealth Foundation and their staff make a mockery of our frontline workers and their need for life-saving Personal Protective Equipment.