Congress let mandatory paid leave requirements expire at the end of 2020, sparking calls for universal leave benefits to protect workers and their customers from the pandemic.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.
Despite our sharp divisions, a majority of Americans are united behind many policies to combat poverty and reduce inequality.Read more
Our task ahead: preventing a deeply unequal world from recreating pre-pandemic business as usual.Read more
The COVID-19 Relief Deal is a Welcome Stopgap. Congressional Progressives Aim for Much More in 2021.
The Progressive Caucus has unveiled a legislative agenda designed to meet the scale of the pandemic catastrophe and reduce our vulnerability to future crises.Read more
The Congressional Progressive Caucus has released a bold agenda for 2021. This fact sheet analyzes the implications of these priorities for the American people.Read more
MacKenzie Scott’s Bold and Direct Giving Puts Shame to the Billionaire Class and Their Perpetual Private Foundations.
The billionaire philanthropist continues to defy the charitable norms of the 1 percent.Read more
Biden’s Top Trade Official Should Work to Protect Governments From the Rising Number of Corporate Lawsuits
In 2020, foreign investors filed at least 51 known lawsuits demanding huge sums from governments struggling to fight a historic pandemic.Read more
This week, Congress takes a meaningful step toward eliminating anonymous shell corporations.Read more
The super rich owe their super fortunes to factors that have little to do with ‘genius.’Read more