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.
U.S. Billionaire Wealth Up $565 billion since March 18, a gain of
over 19 percent.
One of the nation’s largest middle-class counties faces a huge hit on public school budgets as the super rich get set to frolic in the summertime surf.
The Trump administration has waged war on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, commonly called food stamps.
New research finds that many aspects of private foundations and DAFs are not acceptable to Americans.
Global South communities affected by mining face multiple pandemics — health, economic, violence, militarization, and corporate capture.
Societies that tolerate deep divides in income and wealth invite pandemic disasters.
Despite 100,000 confirmed US coronavirus deaths, powerful economic interests are fighting to reopen the country prematurely — no matter the cost to workers.
Wealthy corporations may use trade courts to keep public health measures from cutting into their profits.
‘We can’t address the climate crisis without big changes at BlackRock.’
The combined wealth of Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has climbed by nearly $60 billion in the last two months.