The best way to see your letter published is by responding to a recent article or op-ed. Here are some topics that relate to the wealth gap: taxes; racism; CEO pay; and campaign financing (Citizens United).
Letters to the editor are an amazingly powerful advocacy tool.
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.
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!
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."
Father John S. Rausch is a guest blogger over at NETWORK this week! His piece, The Budget Relects Our Values, discusses growing inequality, taxes, and budget policies in the context of faith, community, and the common good.
NETWORK—a Catholic leader in the global movement for justice and peace—educates, organizes and lobbies for economic and social transformation. NETWORK—un líder Católico en el movimiento global para la justicia y paz—educa, organiza, y cabildea para la transformación económica y social.
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