A budget shows our values more clearly than any tweet, campaign speech, or political slogan.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.
Stop Saying We Can’t Afford a Green New Deal
If top U.S. corporations can afford to spend over $5 trillion buying back their own shares of stock, the United States can afford a Green New Deal.Read more
Meet the Billionaires Profiting off Job Losses at GM
Hedge fund heads buy up mansions and NFL teams, all on the tab of autoworkers.Read more
A New Moneyball for Our Deeply Unequal Age
Outfielder Mike Trout has just signed the richest contract in pro sports history, and no one may be happier than America’s staggeringly overpaid CEOs.Read more
It’s March Madness. Unionize the NCAA!
“Student-athletes” make billions for others while putting their own futures at risk.Read more
The Real College Admissions Scandal
Wealthy families have rigged college admissions for generations, but they want you to blame affirmative action.Read more
Has America’s Concentrated Wealth Finally Reached a Tipping Point?
The scary arithmetic of grand fortune is shrinking our household nest-eggs.Read more
There’s Plenty of Wealth to Go Around — It Just Doesn’t
We’ve “grown the pie” massively since the 1980s, but it hasn’t resulted in ordinary Americans getting a bigger slice.Read more
Trump’s $174 Billion Budget Lie
Trump tells us we can’t afford PBS funding or preserve affordable housing, but his budget doesn’t have any trouble finding billions of dollars for the endlessly expanding Pentagon budget.Read more
Centrist liberalism is dead, and Trump is a disaster. But progressives can use what he’s done to remake America and its place in the world.Read more