Billionaires have reaped tremendous gains during the pandemic. A wealth tax will slow the build-up of democracy-distorting concentrations of wealth and 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.
Our current national confusion over wealth taxes serves only the wealthy.Read more
664 Richest Americans Now Worth a Collective $4.2 Trillion, Up 44 Percent Since COVID Shutdowns Began in March 2020Read more
The 664 richest Americans are now worth a collective $4.2 trillion, up 44 percent since COVID shutdowns began in March 2020.Read more
USPS is a vital source of decent jobs for Black workers. It could also narrow the racial wealth divide by expanding financial services.Read more
The answer from a blue-ribbon medical commission on the Trump years: decades of rising inequality.Read more