Politics of Poverty
Writers. Actors. Hotel workers. And soon, most likely, Teamsters. It’s the summer of strikes, when hundreds of thousands of unionized workers are flexing their muscle of collective action. Why is this erupting with flash and heat in such a brutal summer?
Billionaires don’t pay their fair share in taxes. There is no justification for it. We must tax them now to invest in our families and a green economy.
MLK Day 2022 comes at us with a burst of feelings so startling it’s like fireworks. We have the joy of Dr. King’s legacy and the sharp urgency of his call to action—but we also feel the dark weight of the injustices that endure. What now is our call to action?