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.
This Is a Recession. Republicans Need to Stop Blocking Relief.
Prioritizing evidence-based virus safety measures means more than wearing masks and practicing social distancing. It means passing a robust relief package.
This Is an Emergency: Americans Need Relief, and Trump Is Standing in the Way
The president just benefited from lifesaving, taxpayer-funded measures. He has no business blocking Americans from getting the same.
Will Today’s Millennials Ever Live in a More Equal USA?
If current distributional trends continue, new Fed wealth data suggest, our future divides will be even wider.
A Bittersweet Hispanic Heritage Month
This year, we’re facing high COVID-19 infection rates, job losses, and voter suppression. But we are resilient.
Celebrating Somali Workers Standing Up to Amazon
The Minnesota-based Awood Center is receiving a prestigious human rights award for their support of immigrant warehouse workers fighting for their dignity and justice on the job.
Trump Gets Socialized Health Care. What About the Rest of Us?
The president has free access to the best medical care in the world. There’s no reason why the rest of America shouldn’t get what their taxes pay for.
A new report addresses housing shortages and vacancies in Los Angeles.
Can You Imagine Ivanka Trump Consulting for a Pizza Parlor?
At tax time in a plutocratic America, anything goes for a family like the Trumps.
You Paid More Taxes Than Donald Trump
There are two tax systems in America: one for you and me, and one for the wealthiest 0.1 percent.
Trump, the Job Killer
Debate moderators should ask Trump: If you’ve brought back manufacturing jobs, why have 1,800 U.S. factories closed under your watch?