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.
Forty years after the Kerner Commission report, the nation remains divided into separate and unequal societies.
Underlying our economic crisis is a polarization of income and wealth.
Washington is long overdue for making sure U.S. trade policies put workers and the environment above corporate interests.
IPS and United for a Fair Economy find the subprime lending crisis is causing the greatest loss of wealth to people of color in modern U.S. history.
The big-box company’s new glossy environmental report can’t hide that its fundamental problem is its business model.
Congress finally has a chance to have a sober discussion about how to responsibly reform the estate tax.
It looks like the party may be over for one corporate crook
As the U.S. “War on Drugs” rages on in Colombia, more and more of its farms have been turned into swaths of scorched earth.
A new business study on global household wealth documents how the world’s wealth is continuing to concentrate in the pockets of the awesomely affluent.
Is the labor of corporate CEOs really hundreds of times more valuable than the labor of other leaders?