Lifting student debt burdens would particularly benefit people of color, while giving the economy a major boost.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.
As wealth concentrates, so have charitable dollars. To get donations to frontline nonprofits, Congress must pass an emergency charity stimulus.Read more
U.S. Billionaire Wealth Up $565 billion since March 18, a gain of
over 19 percent.
New research finds that many aspects of private foundations and DAFs are not acceptable to Americans.Read more
Global South communities affected by mining face multiple pandemics — health, economic, violence, militarization, and corporate capture.Read more
Despite 100,000 confirmed US coronavirus deaths, powerful economic interests are fighting to reopen the country prematurely — no matter the cost to workers.Read more