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.
Proposals on the table to pay for the Build Back Better Act could rein in offshoring, excessive CEO pay, and wasteful stock buybacks.
Aging and disabled Americans — and the workers who care for them — have a huge stake in federal budget negotiations.
The wealthy rob governments of at least $200 billion a year in lost tax revenues. It’s time to force them to pay up.
The land of the free and the home of the brave has become a tax haven for the vile and the vicious.
“Pandora Papers” expert, Chuck Collins, author of The Wealth Hoarders, available for comment on the Pandora Papers revelations
Over the last two months, Collins has briefed ICIJ journalists on the “wealth hiding” systems in the USA.
State-level loopholes have made it possible for some of the wealthiest families in the world to make sure most of their riches are never taxed.
They just may be the super rich who’ve bought mega-million condos in midtown Manhattan’s now infamous needle towers.
To help pay for vital public investments, Congress needs to end a tax loophole that has allowed greedy private equity execs to pay a lower tax rate than many middle-class Americans.
Not likely. Our super rich need the fog they create.
If Congress doesn’t crack down on military contractor pay, the White House should.