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.
An unseemly juxtaposition: 220,000 dead and millions lose their health, wealth and livelihoods.
This package of serious tax-the-rich proposals will have no easy road through Congress.
Where is the concern for the families of the more than 215,000 Americans who have lost their lives to the coronavirus?
This Indigenous Peoples Day, the Indigenous-led organization NDN Collective launched the ‘LANDBACK’ campaign.
During the pandemic and recession, farmers are realizing they have more in common with immigrant meatpackers than agribusiness CEOs
The maldistribution of America’s income and wealth has reached levels that our conventional economic stats have trouble revealing.
As American lives hang in the balance, Trump enjoys $100,000 worth of cutting edge treatment for his COVID-19 infection.
U.S. billionaire wealth has climbed 28 percent since March 18th, 2020. During the same span, global billionaire wealth is up $1.5 trillion.
Prioritizing evidence-based virus safety measures means more than wearing masks and practicing social distancing. It means passing a robust relief package.
The president just benefited from lifesaving, taxpayer-funded measures. He has no business blocking Americans from getting the same.