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.
Why else? They want more billions.
We’re finally debating that question. Let’s not miss our opportunity.
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Have we just about decided that the further accumulation of billionaire fortunes makes for good public policy?
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The compromise is an important first step towards a fair tax system and a more equitable economy.
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