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.
Americans were taught to associate “socialism” with dictatorship and “capitalism” with democracy. Are those days over?
This year and beyond, it’s time to resist this militarized agenda and promote a moral budget that rises to the urgent crises of our time.
Progressive proposals are always met with affordability questions. Those same questions must be put to conservatives, starting with Trump’s 2021 budget.
Congress won’t pass the president’s 2021 budget proposal as is, but it’s clear Trump wants to boost military spending while divesting from everything else.
The Strong For All coalition is pressing for higher taxes on the very rich rather than austerity budget cuts that hit the non-wealthy.
James Early and E. Ethelbert Miller explore the historical context and development of socialism and democratic socialism.
U.S. life expectancy is up, but we still lag behind other developed countries. As the world’s most unequal developed nation, we shouldn’t be surprised.
As impeachment fades to a footnote, Trump’s most effective critics won’t be rehashing Ukraine. They’ll be organizing workers.
Brexit could see the UK eventually lose Scotland, Northern Ireland, and a great deal of its prosperity.
Trump is counting on the working class he’s betraying most aggressively. Can the left get out of affluent suburbia and back to its roots?