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 fate of our planet is no laughing matter.
Dedrick Muhammad gives a presentation on Black History Month.
For those of us who want the financial industry to serve people and the planet rather than dominate them, this is the most exciting reform under serious consideration on the world stage.
For those whose life has simply grown unlivable, help is in order.
There should be a stiff tariff on all subsidized glass coming from China.
Let’s sweeten it for everyone by helping stamp out child slavery and other abusive labor conditions.
They’d keep laughing all the way to the bank, except they are the bank.
The Obama administration has pledged to end child hunger in America by 2015.
Oil sands are now Canada’s fastest-growing source of global warming pollution.
American pride! (Made in China).