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.
Presidential executive action to cancel up to $50,000 in student debts would increase Black wealth by 40 percent.
King’s “Testament of Hope” sounds as relevant today as the day it was published.
The gridiron game has a penalty for illegal holding. We need one for hoarding.
Today’s ‘utopians’ have reserved heaven on Earth for the richest among us.
But our only quarter-trillionaire is still not paying anything close to his fair tax share.
The Poor People’s Campaign and progressive members of Congress vow to continue the fight for the Build Back Better Act.
If you know where to look, there’s also a lot to be hopeful about. Here are a few villains that shaped 2021 for the worse — and a few heroes worth rooting for.
The human cost of Manchin’s threat to kill the Build Back Better Act.
Some senators say Biden’s social and climate bill costs too much, but comparing it to the military spending plan they just passed suggests otherwise.
Feeling bleak? Well, 2021 wasn’t all bad — here are a few astounding things ordinary people won at home and abroad.