Resource Type: Introductory

Posted on 5/5/20

Billionaires dominate our politics, culture, and economy. Their wealth, as this report shows, has concentrated mightily over the last four decades — even as the number of U.S. households with zero or negative net worth is increasing and most of us are living paycheck to paycheck.

The current pandemic is exposing our central economic and social reality: Extreme wealth inequality has become America’s “pre-existing condition.”

In this report, we show how billionaire wealth has grown astoundingly over the last few decades — and, for some “pandemic profiteers,” even more dramatically since the COVID-19 crisis — even as billionaire tax obligations have plummeted.

Posted on 7/2/19

Stephanie Gutierrez, co-founder of Hope Nation LLC, explores how effective community wealth building in Native communities depends on an active process of cultural translation

Posted on 7/2/19

Essays and infographics on the state of finance and popular movement solutions.

Posted on 6/24/19

When natural disasters strike, weather systems and unjust economic systems compound to cause devastation for people of color, in particular, while generating economic opportunity for the wealthy few.

Posted on 6/24/19

A more beautiful, just and sustainable world is possible. Take this library and use it to inspire global change!

Posted on 6/24/19

Designed with organizers and advocates in mind, this guide gives you the tools you need to get started campaigning to bring PB to your community.

Posted on 6/24/19

The deep and persistent racial wealth divide will not close without bold, structural reform. It has been created and held in place by public policies that have evolved with time including slavery, Jim Crow, red lining, mass incarceration, among many others. The racial wealth divide is greater today than it was nearly four decades ago and trends point to its continued widening.

Posted on 6/7/19

It’s time to put the power back in the hands of those that own our rural electric cooperatives–the member-owners.

Posted on 6/7/19

The Climate Justice Alliance (CJA), a growing member organization of 67 urban and rural frontline communities, organizations and supporting networks in the climate justice movement, has engaged locally to prepare frontline communities to center a Just Transition away from fossil fuels and a dirty energy economy to one that is local, regenerative and built on community-led solutions. This is a special report from the Frontlines in collaboration with CJA members from Puerto Rico.

Posted on 3/24/19

This report shares proven actions and campaigns that can be run by those with limited resources who want maximum impact reducing the footprint of food, housing, mobility.

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