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.
Access to nutritious food is a matter of social justice.
We may have the first chance in decades for every level of our government to seriously address the grievous effects agribusiness monopolization on consumers, farmers, and our environment.
I blamed Joe Lieberman, but that’s just me.
GW asked why do they hate us. Obama asks how do we improve our security.
In the end, some empires are defeated militarily, while others just sort of whimper away in decay.
Chances are that your city’s tap water, which is inspected several times daily, is at least as pure (and often more so) than the pricey stuff.
This year, we need to recognize that the government, not the private sector, is the best tool for job creation.
Selected quotes reflecting a range of views on the issue from U.S. officials and business leaders.
The American prison population quadrupled in just the last 25 years.
The cost of maintaining each soldier in this faraway land is roughly a million dollars a year.