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 rich won’t be paying their fair share of taxes as long as our tax system speeds wealth’s concentration.
It’s one of the largest antipoverty programs ever passed — and will save worker pensions throughout the country.
Pandemic doubles wealth of private, for-profit hospital billionaire Thomas F. Frist Jr.’s family to $15.6 billion.
For-profit hospital billionaire owners see their wealth increase by $8.1 billion since March 2020.
Unions don’t just raise worker wages. They help flatten grand private plutocratic fortunes.
The new administration has made some welcome changes, but Biden isn’t living up to all his promises — especially on detention.
For workers like my mom, the financial strain caused by a lack of paid leave can be just as stressful as catching COVID-19.
An expanded child tax credit could create the ‘bootstraps’ to lift the next generation.
The U.S.’s billionaires have amassed democracy-distorting concentrations of wealth and power as millions have been thrown into poverty
Senator Elizabeth Warren’s bill would levy a small tax on billionaire fortunes. It could raise billions for recovery—and help protect our democracy.