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.
Imagine if the next generation of Americans experienced healthcare as a human right, and quality of care wasn’t determined by wealth or income.
We need more than a moratorium on making inheritable edits in our genetic code. We need a moratorium on people getting rich off of editing our genes.
The SNAP program reduces poverty better than anything else, with very little fraud.
In soccer and in everything else, we need to pay America’s millions of underpaid women what they’re worth.
The defense of Palestinian rights has become more acceptable and accusations of anti-Semitism have become more sparing in the mainstream media, despite the House’s recent resolution against the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement.
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An increasingly global campaign to tar the BDS movement as “anti-Semitic” comes as Israel’s staunchest global defenders are increasingly anti-Semites themselves.
Thousands of subcontracted workers who prepare and deliver in-flight meals are demanding better pay and healthcare from the multibillion-dollar airline industry.
On Thursday the House passed a massive $2.7 trillion budget and debt ceiling bill with overwhelming support from Democrats and only 65 Republican votes.
Racism, Islamophobia, false charges of anti-Semitism, and even death threats aren’t going to stop Ilhan Omar from fighting for all of our rights.