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.
Billionaires have become a protected class, employing the brightest graduates to defend and multiply their assets and privileges. Don’t help them exacerbate inequality.
If corporations treat millionaire assets this way, imagine how they’ll treat you.
How can we save art from the soul-crushing dynamics that our extreme inequality imposes?
The transit worker union’s Larry Hanley lived a life that reminds us what beating back inequality truly takes.
It’s not individual behavior that drives the racial wealth divide — it’s a system that many folks pretend doesn’t exist.
Can you imagine being 22 and having $150,000 in debt? This is generational abuse.
Of the 11 members of Congress running for president, eight have endorsed expanded public support for long-term care. Washington Governor Inslee can claim real action.
In more than two-thirds of the mining-related lawsuits against governments in the region, communities have been actively organizing against the mining activities.
Rideshare drivers around the world strike for better pay and working conditions from the multi-billion dollar company.
The work we do online is making a precious few fabulously rich. Now stirring in California, a movement to share the wealth our data create.