Real community safety comes from addressing the underlying issues that lead to crime and violence.
Murdered Behind the Wheel: An Escalating Crisis for App Drivers - Spring 2023 At least 31 app-based workers, primarily people of color, were murdered while working.
Chicago mayoral candidate Paul Vallas touts his record of balancing budgets and fiscal responsibility, but a close look at his financial policies as the Chief Executive Officer of Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and the School District of Philadelphia (SDP) shows a pattern of kicking financial problems down the road and leaving future generations of schoolchildren with the bill.
Since its founding, DHS has relied on a state of “emergency” to carry out its operations. Twenty years later, this state of “emergency” has not ended and immigration policing, “national security,” and surveillance have become big business.
Fidelity’s lagging on climate and environmental justice issues comes as less of a surprise given its extremely close - but largely unscrutinized - ties to the fossil fuel industry, specifically at the heights of the firm’s ownership and governance.
Over the past decade, housing in the U.S. has become increasingly consolidated into the hands of corporations, while rents and home prices have skyrocketed to unprecedented levels.
Vanguard’s Empty Promises: How Vanguard Funds Harm and Fuels Extractive Industry Pennsylvania based asset manager, Vanguard, is the world’s second largest asset manager, with over $8 trillion in assets under management. Vanguard is referred to as a “universal owner,” with
As Blackrock Rushes to Cut Climate Risk, Lead Director Murry Gerber Doubles Down on Fossil Fuels
There has been growing recognition over the last decade of the destructive role that big banks have played in our society, harming our communities and our planet. There is wider awareness now of the ways that big banks worsened racial economic inequality, by both redlining certain neighborhoods, preventing families of color from buying homes, and also targeting those same neighborhoods for high-cost predatory loans that stripped homeowners of their wealth.