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.
Getting a grip on Corporate America’s structural greed.
Leading Black labor organizers and policy advocates share their visions for advancing racial equity in the COVID recovery — and beyond.
We asked nine leading Black labor organizers and policy advocates how to advance racial equity in the COVID recovery — and beyond. Here are their responses.
Communities need to expand the supply of local homeownership and permanently affordable rental housing, owned by nonprofits and community housing authorities.
President Joe Biden has proposed tax reforms to close a capital gains loophole favoring the wealthiest Americans.
While workers are continuing to struggle under COVID, corporate lobbyists are converging on Capitol Hill to block proposed pro-labor reforms.
The capital-gains-tax proposal would actually protect family farmers like those on “Little House on the Prairie” and tax the windfall riches ‘earned” by ‘The Beverly Hillbillies’
The billions our billionaires are grabbing currently face a next-to-nothing tax rate.
Anonymous corporations own more and more of our cities.
Billionaire wealth gains made during the COVID-19 pandemic could pay for half of Biden’s $3.5 trillion budget package