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.
America’s Biggest CEOs Last Year Said They Cared About Us All. They Lied.
America’s corporate dividend cascade is revealing the emptiness of the top exec pledge to value workers, not just shareholders.
If Small Businesses Aren’t Essential, Neither Is Collecting Rent
Without rent and mortgage relief, millions of families and smaller landlords could lose their homes and businesses.
How to Get $200 Billion for COVID-19 Relief — at No Cost to Taxpayers
We need an emergency charity stimulus and taxpayers have subsidized one, but the $200 billion in funds remain sidelined.
Time for an Emergency Charity Stimulus
Congress can help nonprofits come up with an additional $200 billion — without costing taxpayers another dime.
Maine Can’t Afford to Have the Postal Service Fail
Only USPS has the capacity to provide the affordable delivery needed by our state, with its large share of senior and rural residents.
Slaughterhouses Aren’t Just for Cattle, Hogs, and Poultry Anymore. Add People.
A powerful industry is making workers choose between their lives and their jobs.
Tiny Portugal Shows America the Right Way to Treat Essential Immigrants During the Coronavirus Crisis
Don’t ban the immigrants we need for essential jobs — welcome them with open arms and full rights.
Betsy DeVos is the Real Civics Failure
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and her billionaire friends look at the state as a means to empower and enrich themselves. This hurts all of us.
Postal Bankruptcy Would Hit Rural America Hardest
The 15 most rural states would face heavy blows to jobs, revenue, mail and package deliveries, and voting rights.
Billionaires Are Getting Even Richer From the Pandemic. Enough Is Enough.
With the right policy actions now, we can exit this pandemic on a pathway to a more decent and equitable society.