Growing divide

Occupy Now. Here's How.

— Maz
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Occupy Wall Street is a budding movement that can be the tipping point for what we at UFE have been working toward. For a decade and a half, we have fought to push inequality to the center of the tax and economic policy debates in order to build an economy that works for all people. 

Steve Schnapp responds to the question, "Why Occupy?"

— Maz
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UFE popular educator, Steve Schnapp, names extreme economic inequality as a key reason why others should join the Occupy Movement. He explains in this interview with local filmmaker Richard Bergin from the site of Occupy Boston.

Steve Schnapp responds to the question, "Why Occupy?"

— Maz
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UFE popular educator, Steve Schnapp, names extreme economic inequality as a key reason why others should join the Occupy Movement. He explains in this interview with local filmmaker Richard Bergin from the site of Occupy Boston.

How Do We Coddle the Super-Wealthy?

— Shannon M.
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The rules that shape our economy have been influenced by the super-wealthy over the past 30 years, and tilted in their favor. Here's how. (See sources here.)

Poverty Gets A Seat On the Bus

— Maz
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The relentless focus on federal budget-cutting has burned up so much of the country's political oxygen that it nearly choked off dialogue on a more immediate, urgent concern: poverty. Two well-known Americans tried to move this point to the front of the bus last month with their "Poverty Tour: A Call to Conscience." [...] Unlike the abstractions of long-term deficit projections, poverty is a tangible, here-and-now reality. 

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