Even if governments agree to suspend patent protections for vaccines, corporations can fight back with expensive lawsuits.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.
Starting May 24, our new executive director will be Tope Folarin. I couldn’t be happier about where we’re going.Read more
More than half of the country’s 100 largest low-wage employers rigged pay rules in 2020 to give CEOs 29 percent average raises while their frontline employees made 2 percent less.Read more
Thirty-three members have asked for federal budget funding to test out expanded postal financial services in 10 rural and urban communities.Read more