Pandemic doubles wealth of private, for-profit hospital billionaire Thomas F. Frist Jr.’s family to $15.6 billion.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.
For-profit hospital billionaire owners see their wealth increase by $8.1 billion since March 2020.Read more
Unions don’t just raise worker wages. They help flatten grand private plutocratic fortunes.Read more
An expanded child tax credit could create the ‘bootstraps’ to lift the next generation.Read more
The U.S.’s billionaires have amassed democracy-distorting concentrations of wealth and power as millions have been thrown into povertyRead more
Senator Elizabeth Warren’s bill would levy a small tax on billionaire fortunes. It could raise billions for recovery—and help protect our democracy.Read more
Mainstream narratives on trade suggest white workers from the Midwest suffer most from U.S. trade policies. Evidence shows that’s not true.Read more