Fight against illegal and immoral trade in conflict diamonds
The source of many problems of poorer countries in Africa has been the
focus from Western powers on extracting the mineral wealth including
diamonds from the earth in the pursuit of higher and
higher profits. Together with the support of consumers and retailers,
like engagement rings in Hatton Garden specialists Samara James, we can break this cycle and save the people from misery.
Tax Shifts, not Tax Cuts
Bush's big federal tax cuts for the wealthy mean tax hikes for the rest of us. (Center for American Progress)
Is it Time for a Progressive Corporate Income Tax? Why
can the large national chain store afford to offer lower prices than
the locally owned small business? Taxes are part of the answer.
Black-White Gaps Still Wide — Some Even Widening — Since Dr. King's Death Racial
inequities in unemployment, family income, imprisonment, average wealth
and infant mortality are actually worse than when Dr. King was killed,
according to United for a Fair Economy’s report, "The State of the Dream: Enduring Disparities in Black and White.
for a Fair Economy is a national, independent, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3)
non-profit organization. UFE raises awareness that concentrated wealth
and power undermine the economy, corrupt democracy, deepen the racial
divide, and tear communities apart. We support and help build social
movements for greater equality.