As the coronavirus crisis morphs into a full-on global pandemic, the sorry state of the United States’ social safety net is fully exposed.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.
There are few clearer ways to see an administration’s choices than its budget. Here’s what we found in the president’s.Read more
‘If I have to move I’m going to lose my friends, my house, my doctor, my neighborhood. Everything.’Read more
Letting people fill out ballots at their kitchen table and pop them in the mail reduces economic barriers to participation for low-income Americans.Read more
Investing in student debt relief would have a democratizing effect for young people and median earners, while also boosting the economy.Read more