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.
With everything from tax cuts to deregulation, the president has made himself indispensable to the world’s mega rich.
In Trump America, science no match for ‘free market’ fundamentalists and CEOs chasing windfalls.
Abigail Disney testified in support of a California state senate bill to tax large CEO-worker pay gaps before the committee voted to advance the proposal.
The U.S. Senate has just approved a deal that perpetuates the excessive powers of corporate polluters to ride roughshod over Mexican communities threatened by oil, mining, and gas projects.
Moderators at the Democratic debate asked if Medicare for All would bankrupt the country, but failed to ask about the cost of the last two decades of war.
Before he died, Martin Luther King, Jr. joined a campaign to unify working people of all races. Today, nothing could be more powerful.
The United States spent over 800 billion dollars on the war in Iraq, while social services and infrastructure crumbled at home.
As long as the top executives of our privatized war economy can reap unlimited rewards, the profit motive for war in Iran, or anywhere, will persist.
With every purchase, those credit cards in our wallets are reinforcing a rich people-friendly America.
This rule change doesn’t promote work — it promotes misery. And it’s only the beginning.