Billions in taxpayer funds go to CEOs who pay their workers peanuts. We can change that.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.
Help Spread the Word: #ExecutiveExcess 2018
Help spread the word about our new report, How Taxpayers Subsidize Giant Corporate Pay GapsRead more
Executive Excess: How Taxpayers Subsidize Giant Corporate Pay Gaps
More than two-thirds of the top federal contractors and corporate subsidy recipients paid their CEO more than 100 times their median worker pay in 2017.Read more
Executive Excess 2018
How Taxpayers Subsidize Giant Corporate Pay GapsRead more
The Arithmetic of the CEO-Worker Pay Divide
Sometimes percentages alone don’t do justice to the injustice of corporate compensation.Read more
The Inequality Crisis Hiding Behind High Utility Bills
Low-income people and communities of color are disproportionately energy insecure. Here’s how energy efficiency policy can address the divide.Read more
What’s Happening to Charitable Giving in This Country?
The rich are claiming substantial tax benefits through shady donor-advised funds. How are they getting away with it?Read more
Would You Recognize a Plutocracy If You Saw One?
A handy guide for understanding when a democracy ceases to be particularly democratic.Read more
Incarcerated Workers Strike Against Dehumanizing Prison Conditions
A nationwide strike takes charge at everything from slavery to sentencing. Organizers say it could be the largest U.S. prison resistance action to date.Read more
If Your Boss Makes Millions, It’s Not Because of the ‘Market’
On average, America’s CEOs make 312 times what their workers take home — and that has nothing to do with supply and demand.Read more