October 2009 Blog Posts (3)

Inequality as Policy: The United States Since 1979

Inequality as Policy: The United States Since 1979

October 19, 2009, John Schmitt



Since the end of the 1970s, the United States has seen a dramatic increase in economic inequality.While the United States has long been among the most unequal of the world’s rich economies, the economic and social upheaval that began in the 1970s was a striking departure from the movement toward greater equality that began in the Great Depression, continued through World War II, and was a… Continue

Added by Janice on October 19, 2009 at 5:23pm — No Comments

In support of Black talk radio

I wrote this commentary for an industry magazine back in 1995. Thought it should be dusted off to provoke some additional thought about why we are here, and in light of some recent commentary by Lee, Andre and coz.



Since this was written there has been significant changes in the landscape of radio in this nation. FCC rules which allowed monopoly buyouts; minority purchase options, etc. Radio One alone has sold more than 18 stations across the nation. And of course, we got XM and… Continue

Added by Janice on October 17, 2009 at 3:52pm — No Comments

October is Domestic Violence Eradicate Violence One Change at a Time

OCTOBER is Domestic Violence AWARENESS MONTH

October is domestic violence awareness month, please change your profile picture to a purple ribbon to honor those who have lost their lives to DV, those who are still trapped and those who are recovering from DV.



Domestic Violence; It's EVERYBODY'S Business! Please join us in supporting Domestic Violence Awareness Month!…



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Added by Janice on October 4, 2009 at 1:41am — No Comments

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