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.
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?
The important demand that CNN rehire Hill has obscured much of the actual content of his speech.
Teachers won the first charter school strike in the U.S. by demanding everything from pay raises to sanctuary schools for students.
Five billion dollars is not huge in a federal discretionary budget of more than $1 trillion. But it’s an incredibly meaningful sum to any number of smaller federal government programs.
Should we treat the super rich as a distraction or a clear and present danger? No question more deeply divides the opposition to The Donald.
As Trump threatens not to sign the appropriations bill, the battle over the border wall continues to hold up federal government funding.
Why billionaire philanthropy is problematic.