Runaway Inequality

An Activist's Guide to Economic Justice

cover-shadow Runaway Inequality is designed to address the problems faced by everyday working people. With over 100 eye-popping and accessible charts and graphs, Runaway Inequality puts the facts in your hands so you can grasp what is really going on in our economy – and what we can do about it.

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There is nothing in the economic universe that will automatically rescue us from runaway inequality. There is no pendulum, no invisible political force that “naturally” will swing back towards economic fairness. Climate change is not going to heal itself. Either we wage a large-scale battle for economic, social and environmental justice, or we will witness the continued deterioration of the world we inhabit. The arc of capitalism does not bend towards justice. We must bend it.

Les Leopold

Author, Runaway Inequality

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