Racial and Gender Justice
Working to combat economic inequality, achieve climate justice, and build peace requires solutions designed to dismantle systemic racism and patriarchy. That’s why all of our projects seek to intersect and achieve justice across gender diversity, and race, in addition to class.
Nomadland: The Impact of Gender-Bias in Wages
If you grew up agitated that “women earn 59 cents on the dollar,” for the same work as men, there’s a movie for you.
Black Families Have a Major Stake in the Future of the Postal Service
USPS is a vital source of decent jobs for Black workers. It could also narrow the racial wealth divide by expanding financial services.
Five Painful Charts on COVID and Black America
This Black History Month, hard data reveal how the pandemic has widened racial divides.
Ending the Subminimum Tipped Wage Is a Step Towards Building Black Worker Power
A leading Black worker advocate calls on policymakers to understand that what benefits Black workers benefits us all.
A California Cooperative Tackles Inequality by Reimagining the Future of Housing
By working towards creating ‘land without landlords,’ this East Bay cooperative is helping communities build pathways to collective property ownership and community wealth.
Tackling Prison Profiteers Will Take More Than Banning Private Prisons
To fully address profit-driven punishment, the Biden administration will need to take aim at every tendril of the private prison industry — including immigration detention centers.
Dismantle the Deportation Machine
Those who make it to the United States will face wretched conditions living in the shadows, even as they form the backbone of the U.S. economy.
How We’re Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy
King was right: We need a multiracial movement to repair our country’s deep divides. Here’s where public scholarship plays a role.
Obama Didn’t Close the Racial Wealth Divide. Can Biden?
Dr. King called moderation the “great stumbling block in the stride toward freedom.” Biden should heed that warning today.
The COVID-19 Relief Deal is a Welcome Stopgap. Congressional Progressives Aim for Much More in 2021.
The Progressive Caucus has unveiled a legislative agenda designed to meet the scale of the pandemic catastrophe and reduce our vulnerability to future crises.