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.
Congress should use the bailout to reform executive pay, not maintain it.
Congress should use the proposed bailout legislation for much-needed reform.
A fair plan to pay for economic recovery.
This brief history of development connects an arcane world with contemporary forces of globalization, environmental degradation, and the violation of perhaps the essential human right: to be considered individually, equally, in an economically viable world and way.
American taxpayers can no longer foot the bill for the bloated paychecks of U.S. corporate aristocracy.
Why concentrated wealth and the growing gap between the rich and the rest of us are not only bad for our economy but threaten democracy itself.
Eroding government regulation and vanishing unions have undermined the values we’re supposed to celebrate every Labor Day.
This 15th annual report calculates the annual cost of tax loopholes that encourage excessive executive pay.
Taxpayers shouldn’t have to subsidize corporate tax dodgers or bloated CEO salaries.
Obama and McCain are both taking whacks at overpaid CEOs, but their solutions fall short.