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Economic Justice

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

Video #1- What is Wealth?

Apr 25, 2011 | By Page May

We recently started filming several educational videos on the wealth gap! Over the next month, a new video will be released every week.The series will cover the basics of the wealth gap and its larger implications.

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New Campaign- Mind the Gap!

Apr 18, 2011 | By Page May

According to the Economic Policy Institute, the top 1% owns more than 90% of us combined! In fact, they own over 35% of the entire nation’s private wealth.

Why does this matter? Well, the amount of wealth a person owns greatly affects their financial stability and access to opportunities- education, health care, starting a small business, savings, retirement, etc.

A large gap in wealth means a large gap in opportunities for  families and individuals.

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Blog: Please, Stop Calling Me a Taxpayer!

Apr 18, 2011 | By Mary Georgevich

Recently, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about the way we talk about citizenship in this country. Especially when it comes to taxes and citizenship. Read more

The U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement

President Obama has made clear since taking office that he wants to move forward with the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (FTA). NETWORK has serious concerns about the Agreement. Read more

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