OUR COMMON GROUND           with Janice Graham

LIVE Saturdays :: 10 pm ET

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 central feature of the first 30 years of the postwar period. This is not due to chance circumstances but is the direct result of a set of policies designed first and foremost to increase inequality.



For the full REPORT

Views: 16

Comment

You need to be a member of OUR COMMON GROUND with Janice Graham to add comments!

Join OUR COMMON GROUND with Janice Graham

Latest Activity

Janice posted a photo
Nov 11, 2016
Janice's video was featured

Donald Trump Is President. Where Does the Black Community Go From Here?

The day after! with Yvette Carnell BreakingBrown.com
Nov 11, 2016
Janice posted a video
Nov 11, 2016
Janice's video was featured

The Funky Academic :: July 16, 2016 LIVE

ABOUT OUR GUEST THIS WEEK, he takes the critical questions to a dope beat. Brother Dr. Irami Osei-Frimpong, Brandeis and U-Berkeley, Uof GA philosopher, The Funky Academic Do Black Lives Matter? It's a rich question. I do some public philosophy on…
Jul 15, 2016

Events

© 2019   Created by Janice.   Powered by

Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

Speaking Truth to POWER and OURSELVES