A leading Black worker advocate calls on policymakers to understand that what benefits Black workers benefits us all.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.
A California Cooperative Tackles Inequality by Reimagining the Future of Housing
By working towards creating ‘land without landlords,’ this East Bay cooperative is helping communities build pathways to collective property ownership and community wealth.Read more
Tackling Prison Profiteers Will Take More Than Banning Private Prisons
To fully address profit-driven punishment, the Biden administration will need to take aim at every tendril of the private prison industry — including immigration detention centers.Read more
Dismantle the Deportation Machine
Those who make it to the United States will face wretched conditions living in the shadows, even as they form the backbone of the U.S. economy.Read more
How We’re Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy
King was right: We need a multiracial movement to repair our country’s deep divides. Here’s where public scholarship plays a role.Read more
Obama Didn’t Close the Racial Wealth Divide. Can Biden?
Dr. King called moderation the “great stumbling block in the stride toward freedom.” Biden should heed that warning today.Read more
The COVID-19 Relief Deal is a Welcome Stopgap. Congressional Progressives Aim for Much More in 2021.
The Progressive Caucus has unveiled a legislative agenda designed to meet the scale of the pandemic catastrophe and reduce our vulnerability to future crises.Read more
Fact Sheet: Congressional Progressive Caucus Priorities
The Congressional Progressive Caucus has released a bold agenda for 2021. This fact sheet analyzes the implications of these priorities for the American people.Read more
Mass Incarceration Is Declining — But Not For Women
The next administration needs to address this crisis and the war on drugs driving it.Read more
Can a Black Novelist Write Autofiction?
Why the hottest literary trend of the last decade is so blindingly white.Read more