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The Green New Deal: A Strategy for a More Equal United States

Jeremy Brecher Inequality
Mobilizing to protect our planet could help us build an economy that works for all working people. The resolution calls for “a new national, social, industrial, and economic mobilization on a scale not seen since World War II and the New Deal era.”

A Better Way to Tax the Rich

American wealth inequality is staggering. A wealth tax, which would home in on the money people actually have, rather than just the money we earn and spend, could be a solution.

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The Class Ceiling, U.K. Version

Liam Kennedy London School of Economics Review of Books
An inquiry into how and why one’s class background in Great Britain privileges or thwarts access to elite occupations through an investigation of barriers to upward mobility.

Friday Nite Videos | January 11, 2019

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Stacey Abrams | How to Respond to Setbacks. Robert Reich: The Big Economic Switcheroo. Trump Will 'Definitely' Declare A National Emergency, 'Probably'. What Is Emergence? Surviving R. Kelly: Bonus

Friday Nite Videos | January 4, 2019

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America's Rigged Economy in Two Minutes. Bob Dylan: With God on Our Side. How College Loans Got So Evil. AlphaZero: Machine Learning From Scratch. Network | Movie / Theater.

America's Rigged Economy in Two Minutes

Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz, winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Economics, explains why the American economy is rigged, and what that means for future generations.
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