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.
Here’s a stat for International Workers’ Day that’s giving us hope.
A tiny uptick in wages won’t do much to help Americans squeezed by debt and facing rising prices for medicine, child care, housing, and other essentials.
“People shouldn’t have to crowdfund for their health care. We wanted PhRMA to have to face firsthand the toll their greed takes on Americans across our country.”
In an interview with CounterSpin, Basav Sen says the U.S. should fund international climate mitigation and climate adaptation policies.
If you like looking good, you ought to fear what rising levels of inequality are doing to America’s apparel future.
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The U.S. is one of the only countries in the world that doesn’t mark International Worker’s Day. So how are our workers doing?
Trumpeting rising GDP and disposable income ignores harsh economic realities for working class people.
A new movement is building towards an economy centered on global solidarity, rather than an international race to the bottom.
Reparations need to be part of this discussion, but we should also look at policies that would turn around our regressive economy for all Americans.