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.
We now have some new clues, thanks to the tax-evasion records whistleblowers have been so generously sharing.
Trump administration sanctions imposing new travel restrictions on Cuba will have no effect on Cuba’s support for Venezuela.
For Donald Trump, tariffs are a substitute for diplomacy, just as harassment in his personal life is a substitute for normal human interaction
The wealthy feel aggrieved by the presence of homeless folks, yet they’re the ones driving the affordable housing crisis.
Billionaires have become a protected class, employing the brightest graduates to defend and multiply their assets and privileges. Don’t help them exacerbate inequality.
If corporations treat millionaire assets this way, imagine how they’ll treat you.
How can we save art from the soul-crushing dynamics that our extreme inequality imposes?
The transit worker union’s Larry Hanley lived a life that reminds us what beating back inequality truly takes.
It’s not individual behavior that drives the racial wealth divide — it’s a system that many folks pretend doesn’t exist.
Can you imagine being 22 and having $150,000 in debt? This is generational abuse.