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 nation’s woefully inadequate response to the pandemic is jeopardizing millions of retirement futures.
In Arizona, a Progressive Ballot Victory Exposes the Inequitable Federal Treatment of State and Local Taxes
The Trump 2017 tax act penalizes states that tax income responsibly.
The combined wealth of U.S. billionaires surpassed $1 trillion in gains since March 2020 and the beginning of the pandemic.
This essential workforce is hustling to help holiday shoppers while also organizing hazard pay and other COVID-19 protections.
While gold prices soar, the Los Filos gold mine in Mexico sits idle. Equinox Gold, the company that owns the mine, has only itself to blame.
What could be better than a drug that can stop COVID? A society that doesn’t let someone make billions off a drug millions can’t access.
Billionaires are sequestered in protective bubbles and private jets while essential workers are without adequate personal protective equipment.
Not even a raging pandemic stopped Republicans from dragging yet another effort to throw millions off their health care to the Supreme Court.
‘Billionaire Wealth vs. Community Health’ report urges Delinquent Dozen companies to protect workers from exploitative owners and executives.
Lifting these financial burdens would help individual debt holders meet daily needs, reduce the racial wealth gap, and give a boost to the national economy.