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.
As long as the top executives of our privatized war economy can reap unlimited rewards, the profit motive for war in Iran, or anywhere, will persist.read more
With every purchase, those credit cards in our wallets are reinforcing a rich people-friendly America.read more
This rule change doesn’t promote work — it promotes misery. And it’s only the beginning.read more
Native American products enrich many corporations — but often not Natives themselves. We can change that.read more
Driven by greed, Major League Baseball wants to kill 42 franchises in the towns that made baseball America’s pastime.read more
A proposed 2 percent transfer tax on residential and commercial properties worth over $2 million could raise $169 million for affordable housing annually.read more
New stats from economist Gabriel Zucman dramatize how spectacularly lucrative the last half-century has been for America’s wealthiest.read more
Postal Pay Cuts Provoked a General Strike in Finland. US Postal Workers Deserve the Same Solidarity.
The Prime Minister resigned over the nationwide protests, catapulting a 34-year-old woman into Finland’s top job.read more
The Hollywood actor spoke at an Evanston townhall in support of a new policy to use revenue from marijuana legalization to narrow racial economic gaps.read more
Twenty years after Seattle, we are still working towards a progressive trade agenda that protects people and planet.read more