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.
If you’re a minimum wage worker in a conservative state, your state lawmakers may have cut your paycheck by over $4,000.
Some economists worry the world has passed “peak globalization.” But that could be good for the planet.
Three mass shootings in one week, homelessness abound, and a liar who hurls racist rhetoric from the White House stoop. America needs a course correction.
A new report offers recommendations for state policymakers looking to strengthen the backbone of the care economy — the direct care workers themselves.
An innovative binational analysis details how plutocracy is squeezing low and middle income Americans.
Former AFL-CIO international affairs director Barbara Shailor fought for the rights of working people around the world.
America needs to cut military spending and reinvest that money into good jobs, clean energy, health care, and education access for all.
Lawmakers say frontline communities should be at the heart of the Green New Deal. They must include current and future undocumented immigrants.
Millennials suffer stagnant wages and high expenses in an economy not designed for them — but there’s hope.
Even if Trump manages to end the war in Afghanistan, he’s fueling other wars that will be even more devastating.