A proposed rule would strip housing benefits from U.S. citizens if they’re found to have family members with the wrong immigration status.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.
How Congress Manufactured a Postal Crisis — And How to Fix it
An unprecedented congressional mandate threatens the Postal Service’s ability to continue to provide good jobs and universal service.Read more
A Bus Tour Pushes For Higher Taxes on the Rich
Tax cuts have funneled wealth to the richest for decades. Activists have convened a nationwide bus tour to prove how unpopular those tax policies have been.Read more
Behold the 21st-Century Penthouse: Peak Decadence?
From the summit of our new ‘needle towers,’ the ultra rich can look but never really see.Read more
My Parents Proudly Worked for the US Postal Service. Don’t Destroy It.
African Americans have the most to lose from Postal Service cuts and the most to gain from innovative reforms that help the poor, like postal banking.Read more
Will San Francisco Be the Second City to Tax Extreme CEO-Worker Pay Gaps?
SF voters will decide the fate of a proposed tax on corporations that pay their top exec more than 100 times median worker pay.Read more
Return of the Poll Tax
Florida’s anti-democratic poll tax will cost the state hundreds of thousands of voters — and hundreds of millions of dollars.Read more
The Wild Political Backstory to the Financial ‘Crisis’ at the Postal Service
Budget chicanery more than 15 years ago laid the foundation for a manufactured crisis that threatens the future of the postal service.Read more
We Need These Amendments to the 2020 NDAA
While we debate the enormous Pentagon budget, let’s also keep an eye on these four critical amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act.Read more