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.
‘We can’t address the climate crisis without big changes at BlackRock.’
The combined wealth of Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has climbed by nearly $60 billion in the last two months.
Our hottest biotech firm hasn’t yet manufactured an antidote to COVID-19. Still, the company has manufactured three billionaires.
The billionaire Tesla CEO made hundreds of millions more by illegally forcing his employees back to work in a pandemic.
Georgians of all stripes will suffer if the USPS goes bankrupt, but African Americans, rural folks, and veterans will bear the brunt of it.
Automaker mogul Elon Musk defends his ‘freedom’ to endanger the lives of his workers.
Foundations and donors to advised funds ought to be held to new payout standards for a future that requires all hands — and dollars — on deck.
COVID-19 continues to aggravate deeply embedded inequalities. We need bold policy solutions aimed at bridging the racial wealth divide now more than ever.
An (imagined) conversation on the trade-offs between lives and dollars.
The wealthy may be fine with sacrificing the vulnerable, but workers are fighting for the sanctity of human life.