In the face of another global financial crisis, the coronavirus stimulus is an opportunity to finally reorient our economy to serve people over profits.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.
Medical care is disproportionately available to the rich. To fix this, we need a massive humanitarian response to the coronavirus by the federal government.Read more
Instead of asking the military to take control, the civilian government and public health experts must take over the vast medical resources the military controls and direct them to civilian use.Read more
Why debate the coronavirus bill currently before Congress? When Congress rushed through a massive stimulus plan in 2008, it ended up bailing out big businesses but not regular people.Read more
Meanwhile, Republicans have proposed pathetically weak executive pay restrictions for companies relying on taxpayer support.Read more
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