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.
New Report: Silver Spoon Oligarchs: How America’s 50 Largest Inherited-Wealth Dynasties Accelerate Inequality
Together 50 families hold about half of the wealth of the bottom half of all U.S.households, an estimated 65 million families, and their wealth grew at ten times the rate of ordinary families during the last 40 years.
The rich got richer while millions lost their livelihoods. It’s time for a wealth tax.
As the Vice President seeks to remedy root causes of migration, she should vow to dismantle neoliberal rules that have been devastating for rural and Indigenous peoples.
The rich have become so rich that just selling to the rich can make you the world’s richest person.
No actual taxpayers are going to face anything remotely close to the tax rate critics of the Biden tax plan are claiming.
While low-wage employees lost hours, jobs, and lives, their CEOs got raises. It’s time to tax huge CEO-worker pay gaps.
The implosion of Archegos is an early warning sign about the next generation of unaccountable capital and exotic, risky financial instruments hidden inside ‘family offices.’
Wealthy workers moving into central, walkable neighborhoods has long caused gentrification, but global capital is exacerbating the situation.
Critics of Donor-Advised Funds, or DAFs, have long argued that they starve nonprofits of much-needed funds by “warehousing” charitable donations.
A new Congressional resolution lays out a comprehensive vision for eradicating poverty and tackling racial and economic inequality.