Candidates should pledge that the middle class won’t pay $1 more in new taxes until billionaires put up at least $1 trillion.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.
Big Tobacco settlements didn’t help those in need. Let’s ensure opioid settlements actually go toward helping impacted people and communities.Read more
The Trump administration recently proposed cuts to SNAP. Now they want to roll back national nutrition standards for school lunches.Read more
Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have far-reaching proposals to give workers something even more important than money: power.Read more
After demonizing undocumented immigration, Trump’s new public charge rule targets legal immigrants on the basis of income and race.Read more