Activists, academics, and elected officials gathered in Washington to explain why and how we should raise taxes on the wealthy.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.
Some labor leaders have already scorched proposals like the Green New Deal even as affected sectors continue to lose jobs.Read more
Taxes on the wealthy should be linked not just to the top of the income ladder, but also to the bottom.Read more
Contrary to Donald Trump’s redbaiting campaign, progressive initiatives such as imposing heavier taxes on the nation’s wealthiest citizens and corporations, establishing a universal health care system and forging ahead with the proposed Green New Deal actually have bipartisan support.Read more