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Economic Justice

Video #3- Why You Should Mind the Gap!

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."

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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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