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.
Paving a Pathway to Citizenship Also Means Paving a Pathway to Recovery
Immigrants played a key role in keeping families and the economy functioning during the pandemic. Congress must ensure these essential workers share in the benefits of recovery.
America’s Billionaires: Borrowing Their Way to Ever More Fabulous Fortunes
The great painter Diego Rivera would not appreciate what our richest are using for collateral.
Corporations Should Pay Their Fair Share for Human Needs
Corporations pay lower taxes than ever. A modest corporate tax hike would be transformative.
Biden Should Reject the Infrastructure Plan Written by Exxon and Invest in Saving the Climate Instead
As disaster after disaster unfolds, any plan that doesn’t tackle the climate crisis with urgency isn’t worth taking seriously.
New Research Suggests DAF Payout Is Worse Than We Thought
We must prevent our charitable system from being misused by those with the means and motivation to do so.
To Break the Corporate Tax Logjam, Tax Overinflated CEO Pay
An across-the-board rate hike and a CEO pay surtax would send a powerful message: All large profitable corporations must pay their fair share.
Jeff Bezos Should Have Thanked American Taxpayers for Paying for His Space Ride
From the very start, the giant retailer’s business strategy has relied on dodging taxes and pocketing public subsidies.
Avoiding the Robot Apocalypse
We’d better control machines before they control us.
Our Billionaires Are Blasting Off. Good Riddance!
Could space become the ‘final frontier’ in the struggle for a more equal world?
Building Tenant Power with the Housing Justice for All Coalition
As the federal eviction moratorium expiration date looms, housing organizers in one of America’s most unequal states offer a new, equitable path forward.