Philanthropy is at risk of becoming another extension of the private power of plutocrats, alongside monopoly ownership and media domination.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.
How Wealth Inequality Distorts Philanthropy and Imperils DemocracyRead more
The pandemic has exposed the inadequacies of America’s healthcare system. For proof, look no further than its failure to protect its citizens from COVID-19.Read more
Despite a boom in package deliveries, USPS is facing insolvency due to crisis-related drops in mail revenue and increased costs.Read more
Military spending is at historically high levels, and increasing under Trump. A ten percent cut is an overdue correction to the bloated Pentagon budget.Read more
Tanks and ships can’t save us from our greatest dangers, so let’s pay for the things that can.Read more