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.
Wal-Mart CEO compensation is 871 times as high as U.S. Wal-Mart worker pay; 50,000 times Chinese worker pay.
The Field Guide to the Global Economy presents the latest facts to help make sense of the rapidly changing international economy.
Weaving personal narratives, history, and plenty of solid economic sense, Gates and Collins make a sound and compelling case for estate tax reform, not repeal.
Campaign Contributions, Outsourcing,
Unexpensed Stock Options and Rising CEO Pay
The tenth annual CEO pay survey.
After failing to obtain authorization for war from the UN Security Council, the Bush Administration has scrambled to assemble a so-called “Coalition of the Willing” to lend the military action against Iraq the illusion of genuine multilateralism and legitimacy.
The U.S. public should carefully scrutinize any claim by the Bush Administration that they
have assembled a “coalition of the willing.”
The ninth annual CEO compensation survey.
The eighth annual CEO compensation survey.
As citizen movements the world over launch activities to counter aspects of economic globalization, the growing power of private corporations is becoming a central issue.