While corporate politicians consider cuts to essential programs like Social Security, the ultra-rich continue to exploit dodgy tax loopholes for their own personal gain.
Research & Commentary
From academics to activists, thoughtful people worldwide are focusing their attention on economic inequality as never before.
Global Climate Talks Spark Action Against Investment Treaties Favoring Fossil Fuel Corporations Over People and Planet
An annual wealth tax on the world’s richest could raise $1.7 trillion globally.
The five detainees include leaders of the campaign that won the world’s first metals mining ban in 2017 -- a ban the cash-strapped government may be moving to overturn.
Publishers of donor-advised fund data are including hundreds of thousands of workplace giving accounts in their averages. That skews the picture.
"Today, we can return to work with our heads held high, knowing that our victory means safer care for our patients and more sustainable jobs for our profession."
Payday lending is inherently predatory and private equity is turbocharging its abuses, enlarging the burden it places on low-income individuals and borrowers of color.
Lawmakers are considering year-end tax breaks for corporations. A little help for families like yours and mine would go much further.
Local resisters are calling for a different economic model — one that prioritizes clean water and soil, healthy communities, peace, dignity, and self-determination.
Railways owned by the mega-rich racked up huge penalties for mistreatment of workers in the years leading up to the current labor dispute.