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.
Congress has been working to pass legislation funding the federal government for months. If they don’t reach a deal by midnight Friday, one-quarter of the government will shut down.
Machines can make jobs better, but a tiny class of bosses uses them to make jobs disappear. It doesn’t have to be this way.
My grandfather was part of a long tradition of postal workers who sacrificed Christmas Eve with their families to deliver holiday packages.
When he wasn’t masquerading as an advocate for poor people, he was slashing their social programs to give tax breaks to the rich.
Globalists Really Are Ruining Your Life
Some 250 million years ago, life on Earth survived an existential climate crisis. But that Earth had a distinct advantage. No rich.
Mexico’s first left-wing president gave a fiery inaugural speech against neoliberalism in Mexico. But he barely mentioned NAFTA.
The United States is a land of plenty, not scarcity — and undocumented immigrants are not the reason our hospitals and social services are crumbling.
We must reform the rules governing philanthropy to encourage more broad-based participation and to reduce the risks of top-heavy, tax-avoidance giving.
Where’s the Wall? Where’s the deal with North Korea? Where’s that Rust Belt revival?