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.
The artist behind a provocative faux sales office highlights the dangers of Boston’s luxury housing boom.
UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren have both launched plans to shift the balance of power from shareholders to workers, including requiring worker representation on boards.
Amazon’s wage hike is welcome news, but nobody’s well-being should depend on the whims of billionaire CEOs.
Over 40 percent of Virginians struggle to get by — a problem made worse by voter suppression and military-first spending priorities.
Black Domestic Workers Continue the Call for Standards in the Care Industry
Over the last quarter-century, new data from Forbes makes clear, NAFTA has helped create an incredibly rich people-friendly economic order.
The United States is not yet a country with a hereditary aristocracy of wealth and power, but unless we address the persistent inequalities around us, we are drifting in that direction.
Amazon will raise its minimum wage to $15 for all U.S. employees. Will other’s follow suit?
The president wouldn’t have his billions without the professionalized wealth protection racket.
Redistribution via the tax code, progressives on both sides of the Atlantic are realizing, only takes us so far. We need to start limiting inequality before it can dig in.