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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Let Us Know About Your Events

Let us know about your Reversing Runaway Inequality training events, so we can show others what we’re all doing on our News page. Email a description, photos, video, and audio to peter@runawayinequality.org.

The People’s Summit: June 9-11 in Chicago

Les Leopold is speaking at the People’s Summit this weekend, at 1:30pm on Saturday June 10 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Here’s what the organizers say about the People’s Summit: CALL FOR THE PEOPLE’S SUMMIT: BUILDING THE POLITICAL REVOLUTION At a time of tremendous turmoil and progressive opportunity, we invite you to participate in a historic convening of organizations and individuals committed to social, racial and economic justice.  On June 9-11 2017, in Chicago, we seek to bring together activists committed to a different kind of agenda: a People’s Agenda that can enhance and expand issue campaigns and hold all …

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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 taxes, slashing services, cutting pensions, or privatizing industries.” Ellen Brown The Web Of Debt Blog Read the whole story here.

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 share some thoughts from my perspective. At this unique point in time we face significant challenges associated with not only our desire for various forms of social justice but we also face environmental challenges that, unless satisfactorily resolved, may determine whether human beings face extinction …

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