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.
Almost 900 cities, universities, and governments have divested over $6 trillion from the fossil fuel industry. Why not yours?
This year’s historic new CEO-worker pay gap disclosures have revealed a handful of big companies with modest internal pay gaps. Should we be applauding?
It takes the typical black woman all the way till August to earn what a white male worker got paid last year.
GDP is high. Unemployment is low. Why are we still seeing unprecedented levels of economic inequality?
To build local power, activists in Bristol are taking aim at the root of all evils: money.
A Pennsylvania county goes up against a giant of the private prison industry and comes out victorious.
As long as workers band together, they can make concrete improvements in their working conditions.
Wealthy donors are hoarding money in shady ‘charity’ accounts in the face of urgent community needs.
Help us spread the word about our latest report, “Warehousing Wealth: Donor-Advised Charity Funds Sequestering Billions in the Face of Growing Inequality”
Hedge fund billionaires have been feasting off the futures of public employees – and the publics they serve.