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.
The Spanish flu helped herald the collapse of the first wave of modern globalization. A century later, could the coronavirus do the same?
There are few clearer ways to see an administration’s choices than its budget. Here’s what we found in the president’s.
An illustrated look at a system allowing billionaire wealth to balloon, all at the expense of everything else we care about.
‘If I have to move I’m going to lose my friends, my house, my doctor, my neighborhood. Everything.’
The dynamics of inequality have left our highways and byways more dangerous.
Letting people fill out ballots at their kitchen table and pop them in the mail reduces economic barriers to participation for low-income Americans.
Investing in student debt relief would have a democratizing effect for young people and median earners, while also boosting the economy.
If we want to expand the middle class, lift up workers and protect the environment, we need to protect our democracy from extreme billionaire influence.
Billionaire and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is just the latest deep pocket to laud how much he personally labors.
Trump promised to keep his hands off of Medicaid, Medicare and Social Security—while also trying to cut them to pieces.