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.
The Year in Inequality in 10 Charts
Our economic and racial divides grew even wider in 2021, but there are signs of hope for a more equitable future.
Against Plutocrats, Platitudes — About Democracy — Will Always Be Pitiful
The Biden administration’s democracy initiative is missing the all-important inequality connection.
Fact Sheet: A Moral Budget Versus a War Budget
Build Back Better and the National Defense Authorization Act represent diametrically opposed views of how to address the challenges of our time: a moral budget vs a war budget. Congress: Which side are you on?
How Do We Fix Abuses of Donor-Advised Funds?
Donor-advised funds are set up to provide more benefit to their wealthy donors than to public charities. We can fix that.
Might Starbucks Soon Start Sharing the Bucks?
Baristas in Buffalo are mounting the coffee giant’s most significant union challenge yet.
Democrats Need to Stop Scaling Back Build Back Better, and Pass the Bill Right Now
The Democrats’ main vulnerability right now is that voters simply have no idea they’re trying to do popular things.
Columbia’s Student Workers Fight for a Fair Contract
Student workers keep Columbia University running, yet many struggle to make ends meet in one of the most expensive cities in the country.
What’s That ‘Surtax’ Doing in Build Back Better?
Congress may soon be delivering America’s awesomely affluent an unpleasant tax-time surprise.
Temporary Relief for Millions of Essential Immigrant Workers Could Be a Reality — Fingers Crossed
Immigrant rights advocates continue to pressure elected officials to make good on their campaign promises for a pathway to citizenship.
To Curb Inflation, Pass Biden Plan
The bill helps Americans get good jobs and afford food, housing, health care and child care — a strong response to inflation.