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.
If our nation wants to put its history of racial inequality behind it, we must bridge the wealth divide.
Big corporations, not street dealers, are the true authors and profiteers of the opioid crisis.
Chuck Collins speaks with Richard Rothstein about The Color of Law, his new book on the government’s role in segregating the United States.
The retail industry lobby doesn’t want transparency on pay gaps. Fortunately, it’s now easier to find out for yourself whether companies are sharing the wealth.
More than 1.7 million viewers tuned in to Bernie Sanders’ inequality town hall streamed on Facebook Live, with tens of thousands more watching it later.
Tackling the gender gap must go hand-in-hand with taking on racial economic inequality.
By making drugs ever more valuable, increasingly punitive prohibition policies have only amplified the motivational feedback loop of the very people lawmakers are trying to stop.
Surprise! Corporations and billionaires are paying way less in taxes, with some profitable corporations paying nothing at all.
Public health resources are being cut while mosquito-borne diseases like Zika and the West Nile virus flourish in poor communities.
The victory belongs to the workers, organizers, and advocates who maintained fierce backlash to the proposal.