Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced plans to cut SNAP benefits that could drive millions further into poverty.Read more
Combating inequality means both lifting up and building power at the bottom, and breaking up concentration of wealth and power at the top. That’s why we work at the intersection of economic and racial justice through projects designed to build leadership and self-empowerment of black workers, immigrant workers, and low-wage workers, youth and families affected by incarceration, along with projects aiming to reverse the rules that criminalize poor people of color, and projects fighting to ensure that the wealthy and Wall Street corporations pay their fair share of taxes.
For decades in the mid 20th century, our nation’s grandest private fortunes were becoming less pronounced. Today, we’re on track for another Gilded Age.Read more
The Tax Excessive CEO Pay Act could incentivize less harmful corporate executive behavior while raising revenue that could be used to reduce inequality.Read more
Workers at Cinder Bed Road garage are demanding equal work for equal pay in their fight against their French multinational employer.Read more
We need to fix the health care system that has Joe Six-Pack paying the same basic tax as Jeff Bezos.Read more
The Tax Excessive CEO Pay Act, landmark new legislation before Congress, links corporate taxes to the CEO-worker pay divide.Read more