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.
An analysis of new proposals for change.
We need to get that money back, and then rein in runaway CEO pay across corporate America.
Mandate for Change offers a set of specific policy proposals for the incoming Obama administration on every major domestic and international topic, written specifically for the book by leading thinkers and activists in the field.
What will be the fate of the arts during this recession? The Institute for Policy Studies recently launched a petition calling for 1 percent of the stimulus package to be spent on the arts.
As our economy continues to decline, “common security clubs” are one way people can support each other and take action for a more just future.
Dedrick Muhammad and the Institute for Policy Studies have once again partnered with United For A Fair Economy for the “State of the Dream 2009: The Silent Depression.”
The Nation announces the winner of its “Name our Epoch!” contest.
Americans recognize the need to act on our current crisis but detest the idea that ordinary taxpayers should bear the brunt of bailing out the kingpins of Wall Street.
IPS and Jobs With Justice provide a lighter rundown of the economic crisis—in a comic book.
The South American country’s refusal to make ‘immoral and illegitimate’ payments exposes an international financial architecture glitch.