Mind the Gap - Because economic inequality in the U.S. is too big to ignore.

Racism, Post-Racialism, and Election 2012

November 2, 2012 — Maz
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We can't expect to meaningfully address race and class inequities until we build a more cohesive national community. The sooner we accept not just our history of racial division but also the current racial divide, the sooner we can start working together to provide shared opportunity to all people.

Who’s in Congress & Why it’s Bad for Inequality

October 30, 2012 — Jessica
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Public policies are intended to be a reflection of a country’s values and priorities. In reality, tax and economic policy outcomes represent the wants of the financially enriched, not the needs of the bottom 99%.

Job Openings at UFE

October 24, 2012 — Shannon M.
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United for a Fair Economy is hiring!

Born On Third Base Report Takes Forbes 400 to Task

September 24, 2012 — Shannon M.
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Our latest report, Born On Third Base, takes the Forbes 400 list to task for spinning a misleading tale about the self-made man and what it takes to become wealthy in America. The Forbes 400 and its extreme examples of economic mobility are the exceptions, not the rule. 

Small Businesses: Self-Made or Built Together?

September 17, 2012 — Maz
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In follow-up to the national political sideshows conventions, MSNBC's Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry hosted a conversation about the 2012 RNC slogan, "We Built It," citing UFE's book, The Self-Made Myth. Small business owners discussed the role of government investments—funded by tax revenue—in bolstering entrepreneurialism and job creation by small businesses.

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