What Swings the Swing Voter?

Today,  a similar common denominator unites every identity group with every economic populist: All have much to gain from policies that address rising inequality by Les Leopold According to conventional wisdom, the Democrats must appeal to middle-of-the-road swing voters in order to defeat Trump in 2020. Supposedly these voters want a moderate who “crosses the …

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A letter to the editor about an improved minumum wage.

The writer, Dorothy Krahn, cites Les Leopold’s Runaway Inequality while it makes the case why an improved minimum wage is an antidote for inequality. She says: “A minimum wage below survival levels creates a false economy, increasing our taxes due to the help the working poor need. Sadly, minimum-wage jobs are no longer the province …

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Some Democratic Party leaders believe they have discovered a new winning formula. Les Leopold explains.

Some Democratic leaders think the party’s future success relies on suburbanites, women and minorities, and forget about the white working class. Wall Street Democrats love this. Les’s new article explains why, and why this is a problem that could be exploited by a savvier politician than our current president, to the detriment of us all. …

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Tell Us About Your Runaway Inequality Events!

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.92″ background_layout=”light”] 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 …

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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 …

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What Does A Reversing Runaway Inequality Training Look Like?

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Reversing Inequality Workshop Set for September 8 in Wilmington NC

Its no secret that the rich are getting richer while the rest of us are finding it harder to make ends meet. Why do the top one percent get all the breaks while others struggle to find a good job, live in fear of a major health crisis, and get buried under growing debt? Many …

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Trainings Upcoming in Berkeley and Richmond CA

Dear Runaway Inequality fighters, We invite you to join us in two Reversing Runaway Inequality workshops coming up soon in the Bay area: August 25th (Berkeley) and Sept. 8th (Richmond). Space is limited to 25 at each. Please register now to reserve your spot. As you well know, fighting runaway inequality will take a massive organized movement to take back …

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