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 tax will raise revenues. But unless a glaring loophole is closed, the corrosive effects on our democracy will continue.
Invest in communities, New Yorkers say, not a labor-busting, tax-avoiding corporation that profits off hate.
The right wing could use the shutdown as a pretext to accelerate cuts to public services it deems ‘inessential.’
Fans of grand fortune want us to believe that the rich have never paid much more of their income in taxes than they do now. History says otherwise.
The fact that 2020 candidates are announcing now is a testament to the huge expense of elections. Can a new law change that?
From occupying House offices to suing the federal government, young people are exploring creative strategies to spur action on climate change.
Innovative proposals like tying income tax rates for America’s riches to the minimum wage for America’s poorest could help high tax rates survive over the long haul.
Serious proposals are on the table to address the deepening divide between the uber-rich and the rest of us.
An open letter from over one hundred artists, activists, scholars, and writers
Workers have been fighting Donald Trump’s agenda form the earliest days of his presidency.