Among care advocates, equitable paid leave policy needs to meet the triple A standard: Accessible, affordable, and adequate.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.
Why the Just-Passed Postal Service Reform Act is Such a Big Deal
The legislation gets rid of a manufactured financial burden that has threatened the ability of USPS to provide good jobs and universal service.Read more
What Makes More Sense, a Minimum Income Tax or a Maximum Income?
The U.S. senator who chairs the GOP Senate campaign effort wants America’s poorest to pay up more at tax time.Read more
How Russian Oligarchs Funnel Money to U.S. Charities
But it is not just Russian oligarchs that have been increasingly abusing charity for financial or political gain; U.S. oligarchs do it too.Read more
Can Global Sports Boycotts Help End the War in Ukraine?
The power of sports to legitimize a regime means they have the power to delegitimize one, too.Read more
Media Availability: Wealth Inequality Expert Speaking at SXSW About How Russian Oligarchs Hide Their Wealth in U.S. Tax Havens
Thanks to tax havens and tax loopholes, Russian oligarchs and other multi-millionaires and billionaires have succeeded in hiding massive amounts of wealth in the U.S.Read more
‘Reckoning’ with the Economic Marginalization of Native Americans
Efforts to narrow the racial wealth divide must address the disparities that are at the heart of our nation’s founding and still run through its veins in the 21st century.Read more
In the Ukraine War, We Can Make Oligarchs — Everywhere — the Big Losers
Ending the tax-evading ways of Russia’s rich could be a giant step toward reining in oligarchy worldwide.Read more
Top-Heavy Philanthropy Explained in 8 Charts
How the concentration of wealth is warping the giving sector, from our Charity Reform Initiative.Read more
Don’t Wait for Billionaire Philanthropy to Fix America
Billionaire donations mostly ignore global pandemic, ecological crisis, spiraling wage and wealth inequality, and racial inequity.Read more