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 disturbing milestone in the concentration of US wealth.
If college football programs at public universities can afford to pay their coaches millions of dollars a year, they can afford to do without our subsidies.
Donald Trump’s mail slowdown upends a centuries-old work ethic and undercuts essential postal services during a pandemic, just when we need them most.
Military recruiters deliberately exploit the financial and social insecurities of teenagers to enlist more soldiers.
America’s 12 wealthiest now control $1 trillion of wealth. The only practical way to address this extreme wealth concentration: a tax on accumulated grand fortune.
Nurses are losing lives and jobs while health care executives rake in million after million.
Republicans want to give corporate CEOs a five-year “get out of jail free card” for jeopardizing the health and safety of their workers.
The Giving Pledgers set out to give away half of their wealth. Ten years later, their assets doubled. How do we break this pattern?
Billionaires get huge tax breaks to park money in private family foundations operated by wealthy heirs. Little goes to actual charity work
The Perils and Possibilities of Billionaire Charitable Giving: MacKenzie Scott (Bezos) Makes Her First Move
Philanthropy is at risk of becoming another extension of the private power of plutocrats, alongside monopoly ownership and media domination.