Reparations need to be part of this discussion, but we should also look at policies that would turn around our regressive economy for all Americans.Read more
Racial & Gender Justice
Working to combat economic inequality, achieve climate justice, and build peace requires solutions designed to dismantle systemic racism and patriarchy. That’s why all of our projects seek to intersect and achieve justice across gender, diversity, and race, in addition to class.
The Roots of Economic Inequality and the Racial Wealth Divide
Inequality in the U.S. can be reversed, in part, through intentional social programs and tax reform.Read more
We Can Fix the Nation’s Racial Wealth Gap
The divide is much bigger than most people suppose. It’s also fixable.Read more
Why Should Americans Care About NATO/US In Africa?
The anti-war movement rightfully focuses on the expansion of US military action around the world, but militarism also impacts poor and Black communities in the U.S. as well.Read more
Black Alliance For Peace Revives Black Anti-War Tradition
Netfa Freeman and Vanessa Beck discuss global militarism and what it means for black people domestically and abroad.Read more
A Revolutionary Idea to Close the Racial Wealth Divide
“Baby bond” accounts for all American kids would bridge the racial wealth gap while providing security to Americans of every color.Read more
Unpacking Netanyahu’s Reelection: Future Implications
U.S. policy and what’s next with the U.S.-Israel relationsRead more
Progressive Leaders Unite to Denounce Trump’s Attacks on Rep. Ilhan Omar
We—the undersigned—stand in solidarity with Representative Ilhan Omar and firmly against the rise of Islamophobic attacks and attempts to divide us as a people.Read more
10 Practical Steps to Bridge the Racial Wealth Gap
Gross inequalities were created by public policies, and can by fixed by them as well.Read more
Does Donald Trump Believe His Bizarre Bluster on Immigration?
The president hopes to punish sanctuary cities with his imagined flood of violent undocumented immigrants but the reality is very different.Read more