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 backstory to the showdown in Los Angeles between teachers and billionaires.read more
Unemployment is low, but federal employees are lining up at food banks. They aren’t alone.read more
90 years after King was born, the racial wealth divide is actually growing — which drags down the entire economy.read more
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Tax Plan Can Get The Rich To Actually Want To Make All Americans Richer. Here’s How.
Linking the top tax rate to minimum wage could be the key to incentivizing wealthy Americans to shrink income inequality.read more
The shutdown is painful, but it is also an opportunity for labor to take a stand.read more
If Trump declares a national emergency, he can fund his wall against the wishes of Democrats. Will he?read more
How Enriching the 1% Widens the Racial Wealth Divideread more
Kicking the can down the road appears to be a bipartisan sport in Washington.read more
Here’s what we could spend it on instead.read more
The president is going to demonize the media no matter what they do. So why not do the right thing?read more