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17 Ballot Initiatives to Reduce Inequality

17 Ballot Initiatives to Reduce Inequality

On November 3, voters in many states and cities will weigh in on a variety of inequality-related proposals, from taxing the wealthy to increasing worker and tenant protections.

A Pandemic Pivot

A Pandemic Pivot

COVID-19 is an early alert for more serious global crises. So far, the international community has failed — but it’s not too late.

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The Trump Tax Reform Helped the Billionaire Class — Not the Working Class

The Republican tax law boosted the fortunes of America's wealthiest while increasing insecurity for U.S. manufacturing workers.
Seattle, WA - March 10, 2020- Washington State's Mail in Ballots for Presidential Primary Elections Being Dropped off at Designated Collection Box

17 Ballot Initiatives to Reduce Inequality

On November 3, voters in many states and cities will weigh in on a variety of inequality-related proposals, from taxing the wealthy to increasing worker and tenant protections.
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Looming Failure of Stimulus Exposes GOP’s Double Standards on the Deficit

Millions of people are still unemployed, facing eviction or foreclosure, and scrambling to get enough to eat.
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Donald Trump’s Abuse of the Conservation Easement Tax Loophole Shows How the Tax Code Favors the Ultra Rich

How to ‘donate’ land to a charity, but keep it for your own exclusive use.
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A Pandemic Pivot

COVID-19 is an early alert for more serious global crises. So far, the international community has failed — but it’s not too late.
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U.S. Billionaires Wealth Surges $931 Billion since Beginning of Pandemic

An unseemly juxtaposition: 220,000 dead and millions lose their health, wealth and livelihoods.
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The Biden Tax Plan: The More Progressives Look, the More Progressives Like

This package of serious tax-the-rich proposals will have no easy road through Congress.
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Congress Must Deliver COVID-19 Relief

Where is the concern for the families of the more than 215,000 Americans who have lost their lives to the coronavirus?

Reports and Resources

  • Climate + State Violence: US Militarism

    October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm at Online Zoom Event

    A conversation on the bloated military budget, the US war machine, and how it impedes us from working towards climate justice.

  • Unpacking the Implications of American Exceptionalism

    November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Online

    A panel to unpack the overlooked assumptions that undergird American exceptionalism and how the US can grapple with its violent history to work towards positive international relations.

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