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.
It’s bad for workers, customers, and the economy alike when employers pass the cost of a living wage entirely on to their customers.
California’s ballot initiative aims to make college tuition-free by reinstating the estate tax.
New research suggests large incomes can doom relationships right from the start.
Transit equity isn’t just about where you sit on the bus. It’s about whether you can get on a bus at all.
Illegal immigration is down and MS-13 is an exaggerated threat.
How did we get here, and where do we go next?
A Pennsylvania secretary gets an extra $1.50 a week from the GOP tax bill. The Koch brothers get an extra $27 million.
Abolishing the regulation affirming that tips are the property of the employee would make women and people of color more vulnerable to exploitation.
Minnesota activists have launched a week of resistance against racism, corporatism, and displacement caused by the Super Bowl in Minneapolis.
Health care costs are set to jump, and big employers are shedding jobs despite taking tax breaks.