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.
Here’s how the Democratic Party’s new majority in Congress can start making a real difference in Washington.
Rebutting the conservative pundits and corporate flacks who have been singing Wal-Mart’s virtues.
Defense and oil executives cash in on conflict.
How NAFTA, CAFTA, and other corporate-friendly trade policies displace farmers and create mass migration, and how we can do better.
How Americans would benefit from cancellation of impoverished country debts.
A revised paberback following the 2004 presidential election, a graphic portrait of the growing gap between the rich and everyone else in America.
Not so long ago, corporate America was widely respected. Not anymore. Taking Back the Corporation tells us how to take it back.
Defense contractors get more bucks for the bang.
With the talks for a free trade agreement for the entire Western Hemisphere on the brink of collapse, this report offers lessons from the EU for an alternative approach to integration.
Wal-Mart CEO compensation is 871 times as high as U.S. Wal-Mart worker pay; 50,000 times Chinese worker pay.