Sam Pizzigati discusses growing economic inequality in the US, how to employ taxation to close the gap, and the importance of unions and worker power.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.
By bridging the racial wealth divide, we can reduce the economic inequality that’s holding down our entire country.Read more
Companies willingly censor or condemn free speech to retain market share in authoritarian countries. Just ask NBA General Manager Daryl Morey.Read more
Paying for Medicare for All without raising taxes is possible if we commit to slashing military spending and Pentagon waste.Read more
Egalitarian-minded economics are pushing for a ‘GDP 2.0’ — and getting some lawmaker help.Read more
Policies that aren’t rooted in Indigenous communities can cause many of the same oppressive outcomes as extraction.Read more
While Trump’s potential impeachment dominates news feeds, let’s not lose sight of the deep policy changes needed to make this country work for all of us.Read more