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Economic Justice

Fact Sheet - Wealth Gap 101

May 06, 2011 | By Page May

The top 1% owns more than 90% of us combined!     

The wealthiest 10% of the population owns over ¾ of the nation’s wealth!

Learn more about the facts with the Wealth Gap 101 info sheet.

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Taxes Off the Table?

May 06, 2011 | By Simone Campbell, SSS

This morning I read the headline “Boehner Says Only Taxes Off the Table in Debt Reduction Talks” and was once again outraged. Read more

Problems with Global Spending Caps

NETWORK believes that long-term deficits and debt must be brought under control. However, this must be done in a responsible manner. Read more

It’s the Inequality, Stupid

May 05, 2011 | By Page May

Eleven charts that explain everything that's wrong with America.

  

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Video #2 - The Wealth Gap

May 05, 2011 | By Page May

We’ve got the second video ready and uploaded! Check it out!

This week, we’re looking at the distribution of wealth- who owns how much?

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Quiz: Who Owns America?

May 03, 2011 | By Page May

How big is the wealth gap? Test your knowledge with this quiz!

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MIND THE GAP! – Major New Campaign To Be Launched in Late May

Did you know that a huge share of our country’s economic gains in recent decades has gone to just 1/100 of one percent of our population? Learn more now in our new blog! And come back often for updates, including information about our upcoming campaign for economic justice! Read more

How Much is a Billion?

Apr 28, 2011 | By Page May

Truthout.org published a great article discussing what you can buy with $1 billion.

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Blog: House Budget Resolution a Dead End for Hardworking Families

Apr 28, 2011 | By Casey Schoeneberger

The recent Republican House Budget Resolution (H Con Res 34), passed entirely with  House Republican support (235-193), is the greatest attack on safety-net protections the American people have seen in decades. Read more

An Unbalanced Budget: Response to the House FY 2012 Budget (Path to Prosperity)

There are vast differences between what Budget Chairman Paul Ryan released, and what President Obama released in February. Neither of these budgets is a good match with NETWORK’s priorities.  Read more

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