Tickets for Oakland, September 10th Train the Trainer Session

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July 27 RRI Mailing: Stories about trainings

Across the country, educators are finding ways to spread the word about the damage runaway inequality is doing to our country. Check out the stories below from New York and Texas and some upcoming events in California and North Carolina. Staten Island, NY Austin, TX Oakland, CA: Train-the-trainer, Sept. 10 Wilmington, NC: “What Happened to the American Dream?” Sept. 19-20 Learn more about being a runaway inequality trainer. Staten Island, NY June 23, 2017 “We use the runaway inequality workshop as a recruitment tool in the community. So far we have educated 75 people, organized a panel discussion as a follow up, and …

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Imagining a World Without Runaway Inequality

Runaway inequality comes at a steep price. The money that enriches the few is extracted from all that we hold dear: our public life, our incomes, our health, our environment, and the education of children. What would the world look like if we were able to reverse this? How is your vision different from the world we live in today? Make a map or drawing of what your community could be like in a world without runaway inequality and send a photo of it to info@runawayinequality.org . Even better, get together with a few friends and imagine that world together.  

Organizing in Staten Island

Jane LaTour spent some time visiting activists on Staten Island, the most conservative of New York City’s five boroughs, and finds a progressive culture among the union organizers and peace advocates there. She visited a Runaway Inequality forum on June 22nd, and reports about what she learned. “On June 22nd, Sustainable Staten Island held a public forum on economic inequality, with expert speakers from a range of community organizations. “Over 50 Staten Islanders from diverse backgrounds filled the room to discuss Runaway Inequality. Whereas Les Leopold wrote the book, CWA Local 1102 is putting it into action. There is a …

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The Danger of Permanent War

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Gallery: A Workshop for DSA in Austin TX, July 8, 2017

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The Reversing Runaway Inequality Petition is Live!

For the past few weeks we’ve been testing the wording and delivery methods for the Reversing Runaway Inequality Petition, a program of policy ideas designed to reverse runaway inequality. Now the test is done and we’ve gone live. The petition is going out first to the Runaway Inequality Education Network, and the hope is other groups will support our goals and distribute the petition through their networks. Our goal is to demonstrate that progressive ideas are in the mainstream of American political thought, and in the interests of the vast majority of American people. The Petition is addressed to the …

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