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.
Billionaires have reaped tremendous gains during the pandemic. A wealth tax will slow the build-up of democracy-distorting concentrations of wealth and power.
Black and Latinx households have less to fall back on when the times get tough.
664 Richest Americans Now Worth a Collective $4.2 Trillion, Up 44 Percent Since COVID Shutdowns Began in March 2020
The 664 richest Americans are now worth a collective $4.2 trillion, up 44 percent since COVID shutdowns began in March 2020.
The Hollywood actor is mobilizing support for warehouse workers who are making their mark on the long history of southern organizing.
If you grew up agitated that “women earn 59 cents on the dollar,” for the same work as men, there’s a movie for you.
A new documentary exposes the need for a federal lifeline for child care providers and working mothers.
USPS is a vital source of decent jobs for Black workers. It could also narrow the racial wealth divide by expanding financial services.
This Black History Month, hard data reveal how the pandemic has widened racial divides.
Billionaire wealth is exploding. They’re passing that wealth to heirs and heiresses virtually tax-free.