Buried in the COVID relief deal is a provision that will require taxpayers to subsidize lavish business meals for corporate executives.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.
MacKenzie Scott’s Bold and Direct Giving Puts Shame to the Billionaire Class and Their Perpetual Private Foundations.
The billionaire philanthropist continues to defy the charitable norms of the 1 percent.Read more
Biden’s Top Trade Official Should Work to Protect Governments From the Rising Number of Corporate Lawsuits
In 2020, foreign investors filed at least 51 known lawsuits demanding huge sums from governments struggling to fight a historic pandemic.Read more
This week, Congress takes a meaningful step toward eliminating anonymous shell corporations.Read more
The super rich owe their super fortunes to factors that have little to do with ‘genius.’Read more
In a holiday shopping season with rampant rates of COVID-19 infection, we must protect frontline workers before it’s too late.Read more
U.S. Billionaire Wealth Surges Past $1 Trillion Since Beginning of Pandemic — Total Grows to $4 Trillion
The total wealth of U.S. billionaires reaches $4 trillion, over $1 trillion of which has been gained since the beginning of the pandemic.Read more
Real change only happens, the New Deal era suggests, when a president’s ear is hearing the shouts of mass movements.Read more
The nation’s woefully inadequate response to the pandemic is jeopardizing millions of retirement futures.Read more
In Arizona, a Progressive Ballot Victory Exposes the Inequitable Federal Treatment of State and Local Taxes
The Trump 2017 tax act penalizes states that tax income responsibly.Read more