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.
A new Wall Street Tax proposal would crack down on the high frequency traders that are cheating the rest of us.
How can anyone, especially 30-somethings, afford to live in increasingly expensive cities?
A recent report exposes how public pensions are intertwined with institutions that profit off mass incarceration.
Some daring conservatives are using the successes of Scandinavia to rationalize gran private fortunes.
China and the United States — two nations notorious for their helicopter parenting — just happen to sport two of the world’s deepest economic divides. Coincidence?
State governments have many options for recouping the windfalls large corporations and the wealthy received through the 2017 Republican federal tax law.
Critics dismiss it as a dream. But that’s precisely what it is. It’s visionary.
The tax will raise revenues. But unless a glaring loophole is closed, the corrosive effects on our democracy will continue.
Invest in communities, New Yorkers say, not a labor-busting, tax-avoiding corporation that profits off hate.
The right wing could use the shutdown as a pretext to accelerate cuts to public services it deems ‘inessential.’