Meanwhile, Republicans have proposed pathetically weak executive pay restrictions for companies relying on taxpayer support.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.
Any economic stimulus package must include an initiative to retrofit homes and public buildings for low-income communities and communities of color.Read more
If we can learn one thing from the pandemic, it’s that the United States must provide high-quality health care for all — including undocumented immigrants.Read more
The government should provide direct wage subsidies to airline workers while restricting CEO pay to no more than 50 times median wages.Read more
From coronavirus testing to treating health impacts of climate change, universal healthcare and publicly owned production of medicine are key to adaptation.Read more
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
Workers are being forced to work long hours at demanding jobs while profoundly ill. They deserve federally mandated, paid sick leave.Read more