It’s urgent not to return to the previous status quo. It’s time for creative thinking and bold action.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.
How We’re Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy
King was right: We need a multiracial movement to repair our country’s deep divides. Here’s where public scholarship plays a role.Read more
Obama Didn’t Close the Racial Wealth Divide. Can Biden?
Dr. King called moderation the “great stumbling block in the stride toward freedom.” Biden should heed that warning today.Read more
Trump and His Many Billionaire Enablers
Trump didn’t get here on his own. Many have enabled him, especially the billionaires who funneled money his way and then stood by as he damaged our democracy.Read more
Grocery Workers Call on Employers to Put Public Health Above CEO Profits
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
Biden Should Build on Bipartisan Support for Hiking the Minimum Wage and Taxing the Rich
Despite our sharp divisions, a majority of Americans are united behind many policies to combat poverty and reduce inequality.Read more
In 2021, Let’s Ring a Global Alarm — on Inequality — That Everyone Can Hear
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
Fact Sheet: Congressional Progressive Caucus Priorities
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
Why Can’t CEOs Pay For Their Own 3-Martini Lunch?
Buried in the COVID relief deal is a provision that will require taxpayers to subsidize lavish business meals for corporate executives.Read more