Before heading home for summer recess, members of Congress are rushing to introduce proposals for cracking down on overpaid executives.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.
NAFTA 2.0 simply locks in existing drives toward ecological collapse and social inequality. A better deal would put people — and nature — first.Read more
If the Raise the Wage Act becomes law, it will mark the first federal minimum wage increase in over a decade and the largest jump ever.Read more
Representatives Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Ayanna Pressley fight hard for their constituents in the face of racist attacks.Read more
A proposed rule would strip housing benefits from U.S. citizens if they’re found to have family members with the wrong immigration status.Read more
An unprecedented congressional mandate threatens the Postal Service’s ability to continue to provide good jobs and universal service.Read more