Restarting the Dialogue Around Income Inequality

Protesters Involved in the Occupy Movement

Remember the Occupy movement, which was so big a couple of years ago? Groups of people all over America staged sit-ins all over the country to protest the fact that the top 1% of Americans hold 40% of the nation’s wealth. But then, days led into weeks, and nothing happened. The people went home.

For the first time in history, the majority of policymakers in Congress are millionaires, which sets them apart from the constituents that they represent. And it’s no secret that there aren’t any big lobby groups throwing dollars at our …read more