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.
Wealthy families have rigged college admissions for generations, but they want you to blame affirmative action.
The scary arithmetic of grand fortune is shrinking our household nest-eggs.
We’ve “grown the pie” massively since the 1980s, but it hasn’t resulted in ordinary Americans getting a bigger slice.
Trump tells us we can’t afford PBS funding or preserve affordable housing, but his budget doesn’t have any trouble finding billions of dollars for the endlessly expanding Pentagon budget.
Centrist liberalism is dead, and Trump is a disaster. But progressives can use what he’s done to remake America and its place in the world.
Trump has signaled his priorities. Now it’s up to Congress to intervene on behalf of the people.
Trump’s federal budget proposal is the largest in history. It includes a massive military budget, funded through cuts to programs that help poor and middle-class Americans.
Metro’s plan to subsidize its own competition will hurt the planet, public transit, and the working people who rely on it.
Trump is requesting an unprecedented level of military spending.
Chuck Collins speaks with Project Twist-It’s Mary O’Hara about narratives that individualize the causes of structural inequality and serve the interests of powerful elites.