Jun 15, 2011 | By Page May
Jun 10, 2011 | By Page May
Article: There will never be a post-racial America if the wealth gap
Jun 07, 2011 | By Page May
Last week, I attended a United for a Fair Economy
“Training of the Trainers” workshop in Baltimore. In one of my favorite activities, we participants brainstormed a list of the values, images, and ideas that we
envision for a just economy. We were then asked to come up with new “frames”
that capture the collective vision.
Jun 02, 2011 | By Page May
We know there is a wealth gap, but how did it come to be? Is it natural? Inevitable?
Jun 01, 2011 | By Page May
The Mind the Gap! campaign is born out of our belief that wealth inequality reduces everyone’s quality of life, divides our communities, and threatens our democracy—In other words, this issue affects everyone negatively!
May 23, 2011 | By Page May
Joseph Stiglitz- "The top 1 percent have the best houses, the best educations, the best doctors, and the best lifestyles, but there is one thing that money doesn't seem to have bought: an understanding that their fate is bound up with how the other 99 percent live."
May 20, 2011 | By Page May
From 1979 to 2007, the average, after-tax, inflation-adjusted income of middle-class households increased 25%; for the top 1%, it rose 281%.i Read more
NETWORK and NETWORK Education Program today announced the launch of a new campaign – called Mind the Gap! – designed to mobilize people across the country to address the crisis of the enormous wealth gap between a tiny fringe of super-rich Americans and most of the rest of the country. Read more
May 16, 2011 | By Page May
"We’ve talked about what wealth is literally, but wealth is much more than just the amount of money you have left over after you’ve paid your bills. It’s relative. It’s social. It’s abstract. It’s political. Point is, wealth is much much bigger than just what you own minus what you owe. Wealth is power."
May 13, 2011 | By Page May
Learn about the growing wealth divide in the United States through a creative exercise linking sound with inequality.