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.
Now just three families own a combined fortune of $348.7 billion, which is four million times the median wealth of a U.S. family
Ten Violations that Should Prompt Its Removal
The renowned ‘Nuns on the Bus’ are heading to Mar-A-Lago, the final stop in a cross-country campaign to undo the damage of the Republican tax reform.
Educators and their allies hope to turn momentum from nationwide strikes into gains at the ballot box.
From ballot initiatives to anti-inequality candidates, the 2018 election offers plenty of opportunities to chip away at our economic divide.
How much does the ‘privilege’ of living in a deeply unequal nation cost ordinary Americans? Some numbers from Belgium can help us tally up the total.
Caring for loved ones with dementia is hard enough. Families shouldn’t have to bear a financial crisis on top of that.
Paul Allen’s friends are saluting his life. For the sake of our own loved ones, we need to end his billionaire epoch.
They coarsen our culture, erode our economic future, and diminish our democracy. The ultra-rich have no redeeming social value.
A new report shines a light on the Durham and Atlanta healthcare workers raising the standards of care in America.