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.
Now more than ever, we need a new trade policy to support an economic recovery from the pandemic and to start building an economy that works for everyone.
The latest Forbes 400 can help us see why you don’t need a great intellect to become insanely wealthy.
NFL owners and even some fans might want to simply watch their teams compete and forget about the world’s problems. Right now, that’s just not possible.
Taking the census ensures your community gets its fair share of funding — and representation — during the pandemic and beyond.
We’re working to build the leadership and strategists that a diverse labor and worker movement demands today.
Instead of funneling hundreds of billions of dollars each year into militarism, we can invest in the infrastructure of care we need to keep each other safe.
If a few sports walkouts can force change on the national level, imagine what an Amazon or Wal-Mart walkout could do.
The House passed legislation to defend the Postal Service. If the Senate doesn’t do the same, Postmaster General DeJoy will continue dismantling it.
We can funnel our virus aid tax dollars only to airlines that keep their pay gaps modest.
We need a movement to democratize philanthropy — and the concentrated wealth that increasingly defines it.