Nurses are losing lives and jobs while health care executives rake in million after million.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.
Workers Need the Right to Sue
Republicans want to give corporate CEOs a five-year “get out of jail free card” for jeopardizing the health and safety of their workers.Read more
If we want a vital, creative society, we need universal dental care, too
I hope that I am among the last who will languish for years with swollen gums and big dreams.Read more
Voices from the Field: Giving Pledge at 10, Peril and Possibility
The Giving Pledgers set out to give away half of their wealth. Ten years later, their assets doubled. How do we break this pattern?Read more
In a Pandemic, Billionaires Are Richer Than Ever. Why Aren’t They Giving More?
Billionaires get huge tax breaks to park money in private family foundations operated by wealthy heirs. Little goes to actual charity workRead more
The Perils and Possibilities of Billionaire Charitable Giving: MacKenzie Scott (Bezos) Makes Her First Move
Philanthropy is at risk of becoming another extension of the private power of plutocrats, alongside monopoly ownership and media domination.Read more
How Wealth Inequality Distorts Philanthropy
Inequality is making charity increasingly reliant on the rich. Here’s why wealthy people dominating philanthropy a problem and what we can do about it.Read more
Gilded Giving 2020: How Wealth Inequality Distorts Philanthropy and Imperils Democracy
How Wealth Inequality Distorts Philanthropy and Imperils DemocracyRead more
Would the U.S. Have COVID Under Control If We Hadn’t Overinvested in the Pentagon?
The pandemic has exposed the inadequacies of America’s healthcare system. For proof, look no further than its failure to protect its citizens from COVID-19.Read more
Decriminalize Fare Evasion
You don’t go to jail for missing a highway toll. It shouldn’t be any different for fare evasion on public transportation.Read more