A coalition of activists is challenging the financial industry’s ties to the gun industry, its lobbyists, and the lawmakers that support it most.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.
The Widening Rift Between the U.S. and China
Worsening relations between the two largest economies in the world could lead to disaster.Read more
For Military Contractors, Tax Day is Pay Day
Lockheed Martin’s CEO took home $20 million while enlisted soldiers got just $20,000. Why? Because corporations have hijacked the military.Read more
Examining NATO’s Legacy After 70 Years
Tensions between the U.S. and their NATO allies were on full display last week, leading to questions about the strength of the alliance.Read more
Should We Tax Capital Gains?
Tax-the-rich proposals just keep coming. The latest, a capital gains tax, would hit households earning over $10 million annually the hardest.Read more
Scapegoating Unions for the Postal Service’s Phony Crisis
At a recent Senate hearing, some officials attempted to divert attention from the real cause of post office financial losses by blaming worker rights.Read more
Trump Dumps Nearly 1M People From Food Stamps
Trump administration toughens work requirements for people struggling the most—and 48% are white men.Read more
A Cure for Excessive Wealth Disorder
Here’s a simple test to determine whether politicians are carrying water for the richest 0.1 percent.Read more
Tax Day 2019: Where Your Personal Income Taxes Were Spent in 2018
How Enriching the 1% Widens the Racial Wealth DivideRead more
Enough Collusion Talk. It’s Time to Focus on Trump’s Corruption.
If there is a silver lining to the confusion and disappointment of Russiagate, it is that we can now pay attention to the real fleecing.Read more