As California Considers a Public Bank, The Story of North Dakotas

North Dakota’s bank is 100 years old, and this Vox story tells its story and how that is influencing California.

Les Leopold is in North Carolina This Week

If you’re in North Carolina this week you’ll have a chance to see Les Leopold speak. He’s visiting the state and making a series of appearances to talk about Reversing Runaway Inequality.

On May 1st he’ll be in Asheville, at the Pack Library, at 4pm.

On May 2nd he’ll be in Charlotte for a May Day Panel, speaking to the Charlotte Workers Assembly, at 6pm.

On May 3rd he’ll give a presentation at Elon College at 2:30pm, in Elon NC.

On May 3rd he’ll also be in Durham, at the Center for Responsible Lending, at 6:30pm. 

On May 4th he’ll make a presentation to the North Carolina Democratic Party Progressive Caucus in Hillsborough at 11:30am.

On May 4th he’ll also make a presentation at the Pittsboro Road House in Pittsboro at 2:30pm.

Tell Us About Your Runaway Inequality Events!

We’ve made a Google form so you can easily report to us about your upcoming or past Runaway Inequality event. We want to add these to our new Events calendar, to help people find out about talks and trainings that are coming up, and to learn about events that occurred in the past. (The calendar currently only has a fraction of the past events listed. We’re working to show all of them.)

Click here to fill out the form.

 

Report: A Runaway Inequality Workship in North Carolina

On Saturday, September 8 the Alliance for Economic Justice co-presented a Reversing Runaway Inequality workshop with the Cape Fear Group of the Sierra Club, the Communication Workers of America, and Cape Fear River Watch. This workshop was in solidarity with the Peoples Climate Movement’s “Rise for Climate, Jobs, and Justice” campaign. As such, we did an additional activity on the impact of RNI on the environment in addition to making Activity 8 focused on how to convert a local environmental issue (Gen-x in the water) into political action during the mid-terms.

Here are some photos from the day.