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Economic Justice

Video- What Does the Wealth Gap Sound Like?

May 13, 2011 | By Page May

Learn about the growing wealth divide in the United States through a creative exercise linking sound with inequality.

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Blog: A Crack in America’s Foundation

May 12, 2011 | By Stephanie Niedringhaus

Most of us know that the huge wealth gap between a tiny fringe of super-rich Americans and most of the rest of us has grown to historic proportions. But do we understand that this gap robs all of us? By that, I don’t mean just financially. Read more

The Income Gap - Navy SEALS vs CEOs

May 12, 2011 | By Page May

From Mother Jones:

Your average American CEO makes more than 200 times your average Navy SEAL.

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Blog: Improving Our Workforce Policies

May 12, 2011 | By Casey Schoeneberger

Kudos to CLASP for bringing together a dynamic panel of speakers -- crossing political spectrums and administrations -- to bluntly discuss obstacles that stand in the way of common-sense workforce development policy. Read more

Blog: Lobbying for Human Rights and Fair Trade in Colombia

May 10, 2011 | By David Golemboski

Over the past three weeks, NETWORK and other members of the Interfaith Working Group on Trade & Investment have been making visits to congressional offices to talk about the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement. Read more

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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