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.
The United States today is the only industrialized nation that doesn’t guarantee health care as a basic right to all its citizens. The Medicare For All Act could change that.
Here and abroad, Trump’s wealthy backers understand that his populist rhetoric is a masquerade.
As our country becomes more diverse, our racial wealth gap means it’s also becoming poorer.
How the Racial Wealth Divide is Hollowing Out America’s Middle Class
Big money will pull out all the stops to sell you a tax plan that exclusively benefits the wealthy. Don’t buy it.
The Earned Income Tax Credit may be the most popular bipartisan anti-poverty tool. So why won’t the feds expand it?
Proposed cuts to federal agency budgets and changes to employment law benefit only the US president and his cronies.
The president called a man who freely violated people’s constitutional rights a “patriot.” What does that make his victims?
Instead of tax-rate cuts for these big corporations, the coming tax debate in Congress should focus on making wealthy individuals and big corporations pay their fair share.
As President Trump launches his tax cut campaign today, a new report provides the first look at the jobs records of U.S. firms that pay taxes near the rates Trump favors