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.
At a recent Senate hearing, some officials attempted to divert attention from the real cause of post office financial losses by blaming worker rights.
Trump administration toughens work requirements for people struggling the most—and 48% are white men.
Here’s a simple test to determine whether politicians are carrying water for the richest 0.1 percent.
How Enriching the 1% Widens the Racial Wealth Divide
If there is a silver lining to the confusion and disappointment of Russiagate, it is that we can now pay attention to the real fleecing.
A budget shows our values more clearly than any tweet, campaign speech, or political slogan.
If top U.S. corporations can afford to spend over $5 trillion buying back their own shares of stock, the United States can afford a Green New Deal.
Hedge fund heads buy up mansions and NFL teams, all on the tab of autoworkers.
Outfielder Mike Trout has just signed the richest contract in pro sports history, and no one may be happier than America’s staggeringly overpaid CEOs.
“Student-athletes” make billions for others while putting their own futures at risk.