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.
For-profit hospital billionaire owners see their wealth increase by $8.1 billion since March 2020.
Unions don’t just raise worker wages. They help flatten grand private plutocratic fortunes.
The new administration has made some welcome changes, but Biden isn’t living up to all his promises — especially on detention.
For workers like my mom, the financial strain caused by a lack of paid leave can be just as stressful as catching COVID-19.
An expanded child tax credit could create the ‘bootstraps’ to lift the next generation.
The U.S.’s billionaires have amassed democracy-distorting concentrations of wealth and power as millions have been thrown into poverty
Senator Elizabeth Warren’s bill would levy a small tax on billionaire fortunes. It could raise billions for recovery—and help protect our democracy.
Mainstream narratives on trade suggest white workers from the Midwest suffer most from U.S. trade policies. Evidence shows that’s not true.
Billionaires have reaped tremendous gains during the pandemic. A wealth tax will slow the build-up of democracy-distorting concentrations of wealth and power.
Black and Latinx households have less to fall back on when the times get tough.