To understand how wide our economic divide has become, a little imagination can help.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.
We need to fix the health care system that has Joe Six-Pack paying the same basic tax as Jeff Bezos.Read more
The Tax Excessive CEO Pay Act, landmark new legislation before Congress, links corporate taxes to the CEO-worker pay divide.Read more
The House-Senate companion bill addresses corporate America’s extreme disparities, giving firms an incentive to lift up the bottom and bring down the top of their pay scales.Read more
A six billion-dollar presidential campaign by Michael Bloomberg would pay for itself in two years if it would stop a wealth tax.Read more
According to a new study, nearly half of the units in one downtown building were owned by anonymous entities.Read more
With personal fortunes worth dozens of billions, modern American deep pockets can afford one of just about everything.Read more