No Typo: The Median Net Worth of Black Bostonians Really is $8

By Akilah Johnson -

The median net worth for non-immigrant African-American households in the Greater Boston region is $8, according to “The Color of Wealth in Boston,” a 2015 report by the Federal Reserve Bank of [...]

Less Wealth Divde: Happier, Healthier, Less Enviro Destruction

By Kate Harveston, www.mintpressnews.com -

By Kate Harveston for Mintpress News. Countries with lower rates of wealth disparity tend to have happier citizens and offer a better quality of life. A more nearly equal distribution of wealth [...]

Newsletter – Free Yourself From An Exploitative Culture

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, www.popularresistance.org -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. Shoppers hit the malls and online stores this week, spending over $3.5 billion online alone on what is called 'Black Friday'. Some people reject the extreme [...]

Second Gilded Age, Rigged System Not Being Challenged

By Larry Elliott, www.theguardian.com -

By Larry Elliott for the Guardian. If revulsion at the concentration of wealth and the exploitation of market power becomes strong enough there is nothing to stop governments smashing monopolies [...]

Top Ten Percent Now Own 77 Percent Of The Wealth

By Matt Bruenig, www.peoplespolicyproject.org -

By Matt Bruenig for People's Policy Project. The Federal Reserve released the 2016 version of the Survey of Consumer Finances today. I will be doing a lot of work with this data in the coming [...]

Will Progressives Only Talk To Themselves?

By Les Leopold, www.huffingtonpost.com -

BY Les Leopold for Huffington Post. Building such a network, however, requires having faith in the power of education. It requires that we understand that runaway inequality ties us all together [...]