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.
Toward a global citizens’ movement to bring corporations back under control
IPS’ 14th Annual CEO Compensation Survey on The Staggering Social Cost of U.S. Business Leadership.
The little guys may be hurting, but fear not for the titans of capital.
Latin America is leading a historic break from the failed policies of the International Monetary Fund.
Measures the U.S. economy against gospel values.
Progressives should think twice before rejoicing over Wolfie’s departure.
Leaders of developing countries are often forced to work with institutions that promote and protect foreign investment — with little regard for the costs to democracy and the environment.
Democrats need to take an axe to the Bush Administration’s trade policies.
How much Business Roundtable CEOs stand to lose from real reform of runaway executive pay.
How the World Bank’s investment court, free trade agreements, and bilateral investment treaties have unleashed a new era of corporate power and what to do about it.