Dec 02, 2011 | By Matthew Shuster
We all understand intuitively why people with the least amount of wealth should be upset by huge and growing disparity in the United States, but what about that 1%? Or the 0.1%?
Jul 27, 2011 | By Page May
The percent of American workers belonging to a
union has been in decline since the passage of the Taft-Hartley Act in 1947.
The fall in union membership has contributed to increasing wage inequality and a
decline in civic engagement.
Jul 26, 2011 | By Page May
The PEW Research Center released a new report on the racial wealth gap this morning. The publications affirms that the gap between people of color and white people is widening- and is now at its largest on record!
Jul 21, 2011 | By Page May
The Farm Bill’s food basket programs such as SNAP, WIC, and
Child Nutrition have obvious connections to the wealth gap. The other half of
the Farm Bill- dealing directly with farms and agriculture- may be less clearly
relevant to the Mind the Gap!
Jul 11, 2011 | By Page May
Here at NETWORK, we’ve been talking a lot about taxes
lately: why are they important, where does our nation stand in terms of tax
policy, and what are we advocating for? It’s a confusing, number-heavy, and
sometimes dry subject but, without a doubt, it is an essential conversation to
Jul 07, 2011 | By Page May
Understand how and where your tax dollars are being
Jun 29, 2011 | By Page May
Test you knowledge of international wealth disparity with this new quiz!
Jun 27, 2011 | By Stephanie Niedringhaus
Despite political posturing by some, we are encouraged by the growing realization that addressing our nation’s wealth gap AND budget deficits must include much-needed reforms of tax code provisions that currently “blow out the deficit and enable big earners to avoid paying their fair shares” (Washington Post, 6/26/11).
Jun 15, 2011 | By Page May
Jun 10, 2011 | By Page May
Article: There will never be a post-racial America if the wealth gap