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Economic Justice

New Quiz:The Global Gap!

Jun 29, 2011 | By Page May

Test you knowledge of international wealth disparity with this new quiz!

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Blog: A Fair Way to Address the Debt?

Jun 28, 2011 | By Marge Clark, BVM

Over the last several weeks, the Biden group has made progress in coming to a plan to avoid defaulting on the debt. But all the compromises have been in increasing the number and amount of areas to be cut. Read more

The economy explained. In 135 seconds!

Jun 27, 2011 | By Page May

Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich said he could explain the problems with the economy in less than 2 minutes, 15 seconds—and he did it (with illustrations to boot). It’s great! Check it out.

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Blog: Ways to Address Budget Deficits AND the Wealth Gap

Jun 27, 2011 | By Stephanie Niedringhaus

Despite political posturing by some, we are encouraged by the growing realization that addressing our nation’s wealth gap AND budget deficits must include much-needed reforms of tax code provisions that currently “blow out the deficit and enable big earners to avoid paying their fair shares” (Washington Post, 6/26/11).

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Blog: Ways to Address Budget Deficits AND the Wealth Gap

Jun 27, 2011 | By Stephanie Niedringhaus

Despite political posturing by some, we are encouraged by the growing realization that addressing our nation’s wealth gap AND budget deficits must include much-needed reforms of tax code provisions that currently “blow out the deficit and enable big earners to avoid paying their fair shares” (Washington Post, 6/26/11). Read more

Blog: Mind the Gap! Sign the Petition

Jun 23, 2011 | By Jean Sammon

We believe the growing wealth gap is a crisis that needs White House attention. Please sign our petition to President Obama, calling for a White House Summit on the wealth gap. Read more

Wealth Gap Featured on Washington Post's Front Page

Jun 23, 2011 | By Stephanie Niedringhaus

The front page of Sunday’s Washington Post (6/19/11) included another chilling article about growing disparities in our nation.

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Blog: Increased Defense Budget? Doesn’t Sound Like a Good Idea.

Jun 22, 2011 | By Andi Hinnenkamp, NETWORK Intern

This week will begin the debate for the Department of Defense appropriations. Read more

Man Allegedly Robs Bank of $1 to Get Health Care in Jail

Jun 22, 2011 | By Page May

The wealth gap creates desperate conditions for low-income Americans. 

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Blog: Washington Post Highlights Wealth and Income Disparities

Jun 20, 2011 | By Stephanie Niedringhaus

The front page of Sunday’s Washington Post (6/19/11) featured another chilling article about growing disparities in our nation. Read more

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