The Model Minority Myth is an Attack on Working-Class Asians and Pacific Islanders

The Model Minority Myth is an Attack on Working-Class Asian and Pacific Islanders https://youtu.be/_61OK651AsQCNBC:   The Asian American Pacific Islander population is extremely diverse, culturally and economically. According to a recent analysis by the Pew Research Center, Asian household incomes range from $44,400 to $120,000. Subgroups at the low end aren’t represented by the median […]

Join the List of BankCal Endorsers!

Build the movement for economic justice: Endorse AB 1177, the California Public Banking Option Act! bit.ly/endorse1177 For more information about BankCal, Assembly Bill 1177, please visit https://bankcalnow.com/

Income Inequality in the U.S. Is Rising Most Rapidly Among Asians

Asians displace blacks as the most economically divided group in the U.S. By Rakesh Kochhar and Anthony Cilluffo The full report is available here: https://www.pewresearch.org/social-trends/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2018/07/Pew_Research_Center_Inequality-Report_FINAL.pdf

House Panel Approves Bill To Study Slavery Reparations

Get your citizen lobbying gloves on to help right the wrongs of history and win justice. #SolidarityInAction https://www.huffpost.com/entry/house-judiciary-slavery-reparations_n_6077b2bde4b0e554e81b2575 “Here we are today, marking up for the first time in the history of the United States of America any legislation that deals directly with the years and centuries of slavery of African American people who are […]

Visualizing “Wealth Inequality”

When progressives talk about “wealth inequality,” “fair taxation of the wealthy,” or “wealth redistribution,” what do we mean? Here is a website that attempts to demonstrate the disparity with graphics: https://mkorostoff.github.io/1-pixel-wealth/ Average U.S. weekly wage in 1973: $872.44 Average U.S. weekly wage in 2021: $840.08 Jeff Bezos wealth in 2001: $1.5 billion Jeff Bezos wealth […]

Support AB 1177, the California Public Banking Option Act

https://bankcalnow.com/faqs Why BankCal? One in two Black and Latino households, and 1 in 4 California households, are currently unbanked or underbanked, meaning that they lack access to basic financial services. The unbanked and underbanked are paying disproportionately more to access the money they earn, lack secure means to save, and have fewer opportunities to build […]

Support Public Banks

PANA supports Public Banks because we feel that the peoples’ capital should be put to work for the local good, rather than being extracted away from our communities into Wall Street pockets and in turn used to finance the destruction of our communities. https://youtu.be/-mHz5LpvhTg Panelists: Trinity Tran (Co-founder & Executive Director, Public Bank LA | […]