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After the election: Agitate, Educate, Organize

This is an interview with Willie Baptist, our coordinator for Poverty Scholarship and Leadership Development. Willie is a veteran of 50 years of poor people’s struggles for dignity and survival, from the Watts uprising to the National Union of the Homeless to the...

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As millennials, especially Latinos and Blacks, own fewer homes, wealth gap will grow

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Amid rising inequality overall, Asians displaced blacks as the most economically divided major U.S. racial or ethnic group

"Computer skills are hardly the beginning of the end. They are an essential literacy needed to help people work alongside the machines." #futureofwork

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A New and Unsettling Force for Human Rights

I want to express my deep appreciation to the Human Rights Institute not so much for asking me to speak today, but for their truly pioneering understanding and teaching that if human rights do not apply everywhere they have no meaning anywhere, and for their excellent...

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