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Press Release: NETWORK Responds to President Obama’s Speech on Income Inequality and Shrinking Economic Mobility

NETWORK applauds President Obama’s powerful speech earlier today about our country’s rising income gap and shrinking economic mobility. He stated that inequality and lack of opportunity are “dangerous” for our nation, and that addressing these issues is "the defining challenge of our time." We agree. Read more

Join NETWORK's Nuns on the Bus in Houston for a Trip to the Movies and a Teach-in on Taxes

Sneak Preview screening of Inequality for All

When: Thursday, September 26 7:30-9:15pm

Where: River Oaks movie theater at 2009 West Gray Street, Houston

Bill Moyers on Inequality

Jan 20, 2012 | By Jean Sammon

Bill Moyers is back on PBS. His first show on January 15 was about inequality, and he plans to continue this topic in future shows.

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Letters to the Editor

Aug 11, 2011 | By Mary Georgevich

Letters to the editor are a great way to help spread the word about the campaign and educate others about the wealth gap.

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How Did We Get Here: Decline of Labor Movement

Jul 27, 2011 | By Page May

The percent of American workers belonging to a union has been in decline since the passage of the Taft-Hartley Act in 1947. The fall in union membership has contributed to increasing wage inequality and a decline in civic engagement.

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New Campaign- Mind the Gap!

Apr 18, 2011 | By Page May

According to the Economic Policy Institute, the top 1% owns more than 90% of us combined! In fact, they own over 35% of the entire nation’s private wealth.

Why does this matter? Well, the amount of wealth a person owns greatly affects their financial stability and access to opportunities- education, health care, starting a small business, savings, retirement, etc.

A large gap in wealth means a large gap in opportunities for  families and individuals.

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