While we welcome the holiday marking the end of slavery, we also rededicate ourselves to the struggle to address, name, and end White supremacy. Right now, Congress has an opportunity (and duty) to listen to and center the needs of Black communities, which endured disproportionate loss and damage from the pandemic.
Corporations and the very wealthy spent years gaming the tax code and pressuring Congress to secure an outlandish goal: Pay no taxes. And it worked. But we have a chance right now to address the sickening inequities of the tax code, and raise revenue for jobs-creating infrastructure and the care economy.
Oxfam will be attending the Annual General Meeting of Amazon this week to speak in support of our shareholder resolution, which would put an hourly associate on the Board. Our message is simple: Amazon, listen to your workers.