Paul Allen’s friends are saluting his life. For the sake of our own loved ones, we need to end his billionaire epoch.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.
They coarsen our culture, erode our economic future, and diminish our democracy. The ultra-rich have no redeeming social value.Read more
A new report shines a light on the Durham and Atlanta healthcare workers raising the standards of care in America.Read more
UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren have both launched plans to shift the balance of power from shareholders to workers, including requiring worker representation on boards.Read more
Amazon’s wage hike is welcome news, but nobody’s well-being should depend on the whims of billionaire CEOs.Read more
The United States is not yet a country with a hereditary aristocracy of wealth and power, but unless we address the persistent inequalities around us, we are drifting in that direction.Read more