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.
The pandemic hit Black entrepreneurs especially hard. To recover, we need to treat the pre-existing conditions.
Make no mistake: this pandemic is the “rainy day” DAFs and foundations have been saving for.
Worldwide, ever more of us are realizing we need a ceiling on what our greediest can grab.
U.S. billionaire pandemic profit balloons to $4.56 trillion, a 55 percent increase.
In the face of intimidation by one of the largest companies in the world, Alabama workers bravely spoke out about the need for greater labor protections.
Biden’s American Jobs Plan calls for $2.3 trillion in federal spending over eight years. That’s a lot, but much less than we spend on our military.
“This increase will only feed contractor greed and increase the likelihood of more military conflicts in more places.”
We must shift government resources away from what causes harm, and reinvest it in what can really keep our communities safe.
By supporting quality home care, the plan will help seniors avoid dangerous, for-profit nursing facilities.
A major UK urban center takes on the most ambitious of goals: a fairer future for all.