Inequality and the Common Good

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The Program on Inequality and the Common Good focuses on the dangers that growing inequality pose for U.S. democracy, economic health and civic life.

The program runs the following projects: Inequality.orgToo MuchResilience CirclesClass ActionWealth for the Common GoodJamaica Plain Forum, and the Jamaica Plain New Economy Transition.

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Ecuador Puts Piketty Into Practice

This small South American country is taxing wealthy estates and distributing the proceeds directly to workers.

A Manufacturer of Equality

In the United States, top corporate execs sometimes make more in an hour than their workers can make in a year. At Mondragon, one of Spain’s largest companies, no execs can make more in an hour than their workers make in a day.

A Simple Idea: Free Education For All

With two new legislative initiatives, Senator Sanders is proposing to tax Wall Street speculators to guarantee all Americans a good shot at a college degree.

The Cutting Edge of Waste

Ultra-wealthy financiers have hoarded far more cash than they can responsibly invest.
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