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.
Tax cuts for the wealthiest 1 percent alone could fund coverage for 12 million Americans.
Instead, they’re prioritizing private jet ownership over home ownership.
At his inauguration Trump promised a government controlled by the people. How are the people faring so far?
The private jets provision in the Senate bill is indicative of who’s at the table – the wealthiest presidential cabinet in American history and their billionaire friends.
Most concerning is the potential for these wealth hoarders to use their outsized bank accounts to buy outsized power over our government.
Joe Rickett’s decision to shut down two major online publicationshas altered the local U.S. news environment. Barbara Ehrenreich plans on restoring it.
New data from our National Priorities Project shows what’s at stake if America’s richest get a tax cut.
Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Warren Buffett Are Wealthier Than The Bottom Half of the Country Combined
That’s three people versus about 160 million people.
No working person should pay more to reward billionaires and corporate tax dodgers.
If it passes, this plan would have our national tax burden resting overwhelmingly on income from the labor of working people.