The NCAA brings in more than a billion dollars in revenue annually. Meanwhile, college athletes struggle to make ends meet. California wants to change that.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.
Census data asserts US poverty has fallen to 11.8 percent, or 38.1 million Americans. Yet, 40 percent of all Americans can’t afford a $400 emergency.Read more
Sentiment is building to tax excessive CEO pay at public companiesRead more
A decade after bonus-chasing executives crashed the economy, we need tax incentives to push companies to narrow the CEO worker pay gap.Read more
The Trump Administration Thinks Grad Students Aren’t Workers. Grad Students Tell Them to Think Again.
Graduate students aren’t just mobilizing against the NLRB. They’re demanding democracy in their workplace.Read more
Letting small slivers of a population amass as much wealth as they can grab might not be such a hot idea after all.Read more