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.
In 2018, fifty publicly traded U.S. corporations paid their CEOs more than 1,000 times what they paid their median workers.
The fires ravaging California offer yet another reason to fear our grand economic divides.
The hidden burden America’s top-heavy distribution of income and wealth places on people of modest means.
California’s Fair Pay to Play Act, allowing NCAA athletes to profit off their name and likeness, marks the beginning of a new era in collegiate sports.
Sam Pizzigati discusses growing economic inequality in the US, how to employ taxation to close the gap, and the importance of unions and worker power.
By bridging the racial wealth divide, we can reduce the economic inequality that’s holding down our entire country.
Companies willingly censor or condemn free speech to retain market share in authoritarian countries. Just ask NBA General Manager Daryl Morey.
Paying for Medicare for All without raising taxes is possible if we commit to slashing military spending and Pentagon waste.
Egalitarian-minded economics are pushing for a ‘GDP 2.0’ — and getting some lawmaker help.
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