Austerity for Whom? surveys the impacts of a tax-cutting, government-shrinking economic agenda – as prescribed by Republican leadership with Tea Party allies – on communities of color.
We find that if such an agenda advances, Dr. King's dream of racial equality will be pushed even further out of reach.
This report includes data on public sector employment, income, wealth and reliance on social programs, as well as compelling evidence that public investments strengthen the economy more than tax cuts for the wealthy. Download the full report here.