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.
Analysts across the political spectrum are challenging more than oversized CEO paychecks
When charitable intermediaries tout their generosity, reporters should take a closer look.
Commercial DAF sponsors are squirreling away money intended for charities at a greater clip than they’re giving it away.
The industry not only exploits our planet’s precious resources but makes the rest of us subsidize the extravagant lifestyles of the ultra-rich.
Hundreds of prestigious economists don’t think so. The World Bank, unfortunately, does.
The state legislature has blocked the city’s luxury real estate transfer tax for nearly four years.
A proposed tax hike on private jet fuel could raise $1.8 billion a year for sustainable transit.
Republicans want to fill the defense bill with bans on abortion, trans health care, and racial diversity initiatives in the military.
Most private foundations stick quite closely to their 5 percent payout requirement. And America’s largest are unlikely to give much more than the minimum.
Democrats introduce a bill to hike fuel taxes on private jets and invest the new revenue in public transportation.