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.
Across the Global South, international mining companies use disturbing tactics to forcibly open mining operations against the wills of local communities.
How we face this extraordinary inequality is the ultimate test of what kind of country we are and what we will become.
In the face of a historic public outcry, the postmaster general has promised to stop sabotaging essential services — temporarily.
In a small city in northern New England, one local nonprofit mobilizes to meet the COVID-19 crisis in its New American community.
The Postmaster General’s actions are advancing two of President Trump’s goals: undermining confidence in vote by mail and laying a foundation for postal privatization.
A disturbing milestone in the concentration of US wealth.
If college football programs at public universities can afford to pay their coaches millions of dollars a year, they can afford to do without our subsidies.
Donald Trump’s mail slowdown upends a centuries-old work ethic and undercuts essential postal services during a pandemic, just when we need them most.
Military recruiters deliberately exploit the financial and social insecurities of teenagers to enlist more soldiers.
America’s 12 wealthiest now control $1 trillion of wealth. The only practical way to address this extreme wealth concentration: a tax on accumulated grand fortune.