If top U.S. corporate execs are still pocketing jackpots a decade from now, our environment has no shot.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.
To end neoliberalism and defend energy resources, Andres Manuel López Obrador must step up and avoid the inclusion of supranational arbitration mechanisms in a renegotiated FTA with the European Union.Read more
Governments across the world are massively under-taxing the wealthiest individuals and big corporations, which is undermining the fight against COVID-19 and poverty and inequality.Read more
Global advocates call for one-time, 99 percent emergency tax on billionaires’ pandemic windfalls to fund COVID-19 jabs for entire world.Read more
Rep. Cori Bush delivered a win for millions of renters, but inequalities that make Black women particularly vulnerable to evictions continue.Read more
The former mineworker received the Institute’s Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award in 1990 for his leadership in the successful Pittston coal strike.Read more
The climate jobs program in the budget reconciliation deal should build on FDR’s initiative in ways that advance equity for all.Read more