Every other industrialized country has already made the transition and seen both improved health outcomes and reduced costs.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.
Hint: simply increasing the progressive income tax on top earners isn’t enough.Read more
The last Congress ensured that America’s wealth will concentrate ever more rapidly at the very top — unless the next one does something about it.Read more
Growing inequity in charitable giving continues to hold risks not only for nonprofits but for the entire nation.Read more
Senator Sanders has introduced a bill that would ban Walmart and other big corporations from repurchasing their stock unless they narrow the gaps between CEO and worker pay.Read more