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.
Trump promised to keep his hands off of Medicaid, Medicare and Social Security—while also trying to cut them to pieces.
A new civic group report is calling living conditions ‘harsh’ in California’s high-tech hotspot.
The president’s 2021 budget aims to cut funding for an already struggling State Department by $1.5 billion, and slash humanitarian aid by nearly 40 percent.
A reframing of our national priorities is overdue—it’s well past time to put people and planet over the Pentagon.
Americans were taught to associate “socialism” with dictatorship and “capitalism” with democracy. Are those days over?
This year and beyond, it’s time to resist this militarized agenda and promote a moral budget that rises to the urgent crises of our time.
Progressive proposals are always met with affordability questions. Those same questions must be put to conservatives, starting with Trump’s 2021 budget.
Congress won’t pass the president’s 2021 budget proposal as is, but it’s clear Trump wants to boost military spending while divesting from everything else.
The Strong For All coalition is pressing for higher taxes on the very rich rather than austerity budget cuts that hit the non-wealthy.
James Early and E. Ethelbert Miller explore the historical context and development of socialism and democratic socialism.