As cities and states grapple with the spread of coronavirus, activists remind government why water is a human right and not a commodity.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.
Workers are being forced to work long hours at demanding jobs while profoundly ill. They deserve federally mandated, paid sick leave.Read more
Without the power to regulate health, safety, and finance, we’ll be living in a much sicker, more dangerous and more economically unstable world.Read more
Half our children are at risk of the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic.Read more
This time around, let’s use the power of the public purse to reduce inequality.Read more
As the coronavirus crisis morphs into a full-on global pandemic, the sorry state of the United States’ social safety net is fully exposed.Read more
There are few clearer ways to see an administration’s choices than its budget. Here’s what we found in the president’s.Read more