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.
Here’s my proposal: give $20,000 to every American with an enslaved ancestor, every year, for 20 years. We can afford it
A bipartisan Senate bill would ensure that frontlines postal workers can continue providing essential services.
A new bill would fund a federal jobs guarantee by taxing the high-volume Wall Street trades favored by pandemic profiteers.
Some 8,000 U.S. contractors have died abroad since 9/11, compared to 7,000 U.S. troops.
The economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has strained municipal budgets. How can cities close the gap fairly?
Wish-lists of progressive public policies never change the world. But they sometimes do excite the people who can.
The concentration of America’s wealth has gone into overdrive.
Why are we spending billions on a system set up only to amplify harm, especially in the context of a global public health crisis?
Educators are waking up to the grave emotional and developmental harm school resource officers cause. School districts must reallocate their resources.
From Kabul to Atlanta and Baghdad to Minneapolis, we need to end systemic racism and the militarism that makes it even deadlier.