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.
Trump’s message to governors on lifesaving medical equipment — “get it yourselves” — is grimly appropriate in a country without national health care.
The government should provide direct wage subsidies to airline workers while restricting CEO pay to no more than 50 times median wages.
From coronavirus testing to treating health impacts of climate change, universal healthcare and publicly owned production of medicine are key to adaptation.
Militarism is a hallmark of U.S. policy, at home and abroad. The impacts of militarism are often invisibilized, or so deeply woven into the fabric of our society that many of us take for granted the ways in which they show up in our day-to-day...
As cities and states grapple with the spread of coronavirus, activists remind government why water is a human right and not a commodity.
Workers are being forced to work long hours at demanding jobs while profoundly ill. They deserve federally mandated, paid sick leave.
Without the power to regulate health, safety, and finance, we’ll be living in a much sicker, more dangerous and more economically unstable world.
Half our children are at risk of the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic.
This time around, let’s use the power of the public purse to reduce inequality.
As the coronavirus crisis morphs into a full-on global pandemic, the sorry state of the United States’ social safety net is fully exposed.