It’s time to heal the deep wounds of racism — not only to ensure equity for African Americans, but for our entire economy.
New research shows that if the growing racial wealth divide is left unchecked, median Black and Latino families will become penniless within a few decades. It doesn’t have to be this way.
A tax on concentrated would have a positive impact on the economy for everyone, reducing the racialized, distorting impact of concentrated wealth.
The infamous Dred Scott Supreme Court ruling once denied African Americans any and all rights as human beings. Has anything changed?
IPS Criminalization of Poverty Project Director Karen Dolan: “Denying voting rights based on criminal records is an egregious affront to the democratic values we espouse in this country.”
Our own progress against racism in the United States remains too recent, too fragile, and too incomplete to go on abetting apartheid in Israel.