American women are fed up.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.
The road to a negotiated settlement will be long and bumpy.Read more
The landmark 2010 book by British epidemiologists Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett gets a fresh new visual dimension.Read more
New Book: 99 to 1: How Wealth Inequality is Wrecking the World and What We Can Do about It, by Chuck Collins
In “99 to 1,” Chuck Collins pulls together detailed information about the 1 percent and the 99 percent in all realms of society, the causes and consequences of this deep inequality, and what can be done about it. His book provides answers to the growing population of everyday Americans who are paying closer attention to the 99 percent movement.Read more