There has been no shortage of explanations and proposed solutions to America’s growing class divide. A recent effort by Richard Reeves’ Dream Horders expands blame from the top 1% to the top 20% of incomes for manipulating the system to benefit their children. In this week’s Working-Class Perspective, Jack Metzgar critiques Reeves’ solutions for reflecting […]
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The events that took place in Charlottesville and the President’s refusal to denounce white supremacists has led many to interpret current political tensions as rooted in racism, particularly among the white working class. In this week’s Working-Class Perspective, KI affiliate faculty member Sherry Linkon discusses how the film Detroit, portraying the 1967 uprising in Motor […]
KI Practitioner Fellow Dawn Carpenter has released a special More Than Money podcast episode on Labor Day. More Than Money discusses the values that drive how we engage work and wealth. In this episode, listeners are introduced to Ted Chandler, Chief Operating Officer of the AFL-CIO’s Housing Investment Trust, who explains the transformative power of […]