8 men own as much wealth as half the planet
Nationwide, inequality is increasing
Our state is the worst
Thanks to our city
This is absolutely unsustainable. The plan:
- Tax inequality by implementing a CEO surcharge, like this Portland model. Invest the millions of dollars generated into job creation in marginalized communities.
Beyond fighting income inequality, let's place more monetary decisions into community control. Less than 10% of capital discretionary funds are placed into participatory budgeting:
Jabari would fight for a fair and equal distribution of funds among the districts, and place his entire budget into the hands of community. That's $10 million dollars for District 35. Every single year.