Are You On the Runaway Inequality Educator/Trainer Map? June 20 Edition

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China Finances Its Own Infrastructure Spending. We Can, Too.

A friend has published a piece pointing out the problems with public-private partnerships and infrastructure investment: “In effect, the Chinese government decides what work it wants done, draws on its own national credit card, pays Chinese workers to do it, and repays the loans with the proceeds.The US government could do that too, without raising …

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Are You On the Runaway Inequality Educator/Trainer Map?

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Dear RI: Who Is Working to Reverse Runaway Inequality?

A photo from a recent session in Cleveland, of people figuring out how to reverse Runaway Inequality. A note from David Bitter: May 13, 2017 I wanted to thank-you for inviting me to attend the May 2017 “Reversing Runaway Inequality” workshop in Cleveland, Ohio. After pondering the experience for a while I would also like to …

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Les Leopold Northern California Speaking Tour May 17-20

Runaway Inequality author Les Leopold will be speaking about Reversing Runaway Inequality at events in Northern California — May 17-20. Please see the schedule below and reserve your space! May 17- UU Fellowship of Redwood City – 2124 Brewster Ave, Redwood City – 8pm RSVP here: https://e.sparxo.com/RunawayInequalityRedwoodCity?rn=riblog May 18- Indivisible Santa Cruz – Louden Nelson Community …

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A Review of Runaway Inequality in New Solutions: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy

The bulk of the review by Harris Gruman sits behind the paywall. You can buy short-term access ($36!) or get in if you’re a subscriber, but the lead paragraph is worth quoting: “Les Leopold has a mighty ambition for all of us. Like Populist Era “lecturers,” [he believes] we need to educate the people of …

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How the Runaway Inequality Educational Project Got Started

This is from the email Les started sending people who signed up for more information about becoming a trainer or joining the campaign. We’ve moved it here so anyone who is interested might find it. “As an economics educator, I was asked by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) in the Spring of 2015 to …

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