Issues - Growing Divide

Today, the top one percent of our society holds 24% of the total wealth in the country. This is the most intense concentration of wealth at the top of the ladder since 1929. At UFE, we believe that the growing economic division between the super-wealthy and the middle class is bad for our communities, our democracy, and our future.






Inequality and continued racial segregation create toxic soup

February 17, 2014 — Brian Miller
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Black Wealth / White Wealth

February 3, 2014 — Brian Miller
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Why History Matters: Obama Talks about Inequality

December 6, 2013 — Brian Miller
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Ezra Klein of the Washington Post calls it "perhaps the single best economic speech of his presidency." The folks on Fox News were whining about "redistribution." Picking up a cab in Baltimore the next morning, the first thing the driver asked me was whether I saw the President's speech… He loved it. However one ranks it, Pres. Obama's speech on Wednesday nailed it, calling economic inequality the "defining challenge of our time."

If We Value Hard Work, Why Doesn't Our Tax Code?

October 24, 2013 — Maz
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Racial Wealth Divide: Why Housing Matters

April 26, 2013 — Maz
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