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.
The racial wealth divide is bringing down median wealth, while wealth at the very top soars.
Ninety years out from Dr. King’s birth, the typical white family had 41 times more wealth than the typical Black family
To fulfill Dr. King’s dream we must drop the fantasy of a post-racial America and get real.
The backstory to the showdown in Los Angeles between teachers and billionaires.
Portland’s groundbreaking strategy for curbing executive compensation should be a model for the rest of the country.
Unemployment is low, but federal employees are lining up at food banks. They aren’t alone.
90 years after King was born, the racial wealth divide is actually growing — which drags down the entire economy.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Tax Plan Can Get The Rich To Actually Want To Make All Americans Richer. Here’s How.
Linking the top tax rate to minimum wage could be the key to incentivizing wealthy Americans to shrink income inequality.
The shutdown is painful, but it is also an opportunity for labor to take a stand.
If Trump declares a national emergency, he can fund his wall against the wishes of Democrats. Will he?