A Book Review from the University of North Carolina in Wilmington Seahawk

Les Leopold is making an appearance at the University of North Carolina in Wilmington on September 20th. The campus newspaper reviewed his book, Runaway Inequality, recently. You can read the whole review here. The takeaway quote is: “If we all were to talk about this inequality and how it not only affects you but everyone you …

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What Do You Think? A New Introduction to the Third Printing of Runaway Inequality.

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Reading Material: Kodak 1987 versus Apple 2017

The New York Times looks at a janitor at Kodak in 1987 and compares it to the same job at Apple in 2017. Wages in the two jobs are similar after adjusting for inflation, but the differences in benefits and opportunities go a long way toward explaining how and why inequality has become entrenched. Read the story here.

The Financial Strip Mining of Puerto Rico

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About the Recent Austin Reversing Runaway Inequality Training

From the Austin DSA Newsletter, July 2017 Austin DSA Members Participate in CWA “Reversing Runaway Inequality” Workshop Reported by David Pinkham On Saturday, July 8th at the bright and early hour of 8 A.M., Colin Gray and I, cramming our faces with cold coffee and Clif bars, carpooled down to Southwest Austin and managed to arrive …

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The Updated “I Want to Be A Trainer” Map

People across the country are letting us know they want to be trained to be trainers to reverse runaway inequality. The map helps us focus energy setting up training sessions. Join RunawayInequality.org and let us know where you are and if you want to be a trainer! The Continental US. The Pacific States and Philipines

Tickets for Oakland, September 10th Train the Trainer Session

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