CREDO released the following statement in response to today’s vote to end the Trump Shutdown: “It’s official: Chuck Schumer is the worst negotiator in Washington – even worse than Trump,” CREDO Political Director Murshed Zaheed said. “Any plan to protect Dreamers that relies on the word of serial liars like Mitch McConnell, Paul Ryan or… Read more
For over thirty years, CREDO Mobile has defended a woman’s right to make her own decisions about her body and reproductive health. In these times, our work to protect these rights is more important than ever.
CREDO released the following statement in response to the #TrumpShutdown: “Make no mistake, this is the #TrumpShutdown,” CREDO Political Director Murshed Zaheed said. “Just when you thought Republicans’ cruel, barbaric, anti-immigrant agenda couldn’t get any worse, they have now shut down the federal government to put Dreamers at risk of deportation.” Zaheed said. “This deeply… Read more
On the left, liberal groups are ramping up pressure on Democrats to resist any spending plan. Groups like MoveOn, United We Dream and CREDO shifted their focus from Republicans to Democrats earlier in the month, threatening primary challenges and public ridicule for Democrats unwilling to risk a government shutdown to save the program for young immigrants.
“I think there is deep apprehension right now among the progressive base,” said Murshed Zaheed, political director of CREDO, a progressive social change network. “Democrats have an open net, they can’t chip wide right or wide left at this point. There is no room for error.”
Leaders from Amazon Watch and Credo insist that the push to drill for fossil fuels in remote regions of the Amazon comes at a cost to local indigenous populations. Many of these communities, according to several reports, are usually not consulted before such exploration occurs on lands where they have lived for generations.