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Jan 18, 2015
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Inequality.org

A portal for people seeking information and analysis on economic inequality in the United States, with lots of data, news items and links:

http://inequality.org/

Sep 17, 2014
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core-econ

Free access to the beta version of a remarkable new textbook that aims to change economics education:

http://core-econ.org/

For a review by Econ4’s David Bollier, see here.

Sep 15, 2014
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Rethinking Economics: a new international student network

“An international network of rethinkers coming together to demystify, diversify, and invigorate economics”:

http://www.rethinkeconomics.org/

Sep 1, 2014
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German network of pluralist economics students

German students organize for new economic thinking:

https://www.plurale-oekonomik.de/home/

Oct 17, 2013
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How inequality of opportunity varies across America

How a child’s chances of upward mobility vary by location:

For discussion and an interactive map, see here.

Source: http://www.equality-of-opportunity.org/

Oct 10, 2013
econ4org

Wealth-building strategies for America’s communities

Resources for democratic, community-based economic development from the Democracy Collaborative:

http://community-wealth.org/

Jan 26, 2013
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Good jobs first

Tracking state subsidies to corporations. Check out their latest report:

 

 

 

 

Read it here.

Oct 11, 2012
boyce

Dollars & Sense

A popular magazine on “real world economics.”

Oct 11, 2012
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New Economy Working Group

Advancing democratic alternatives to oligarchy:

Extreme inequality undermines democracy, the economy, public health and culture. Concentrated wealth translates into political power to further shape elections, legislative priorities and rules in favor of global corporations and the already wealthy. This in turn leads to the kind of economic distortions that caused the 2008 financial collapse. In the lead up to the collapse, the bottom 70 percent of the U.S. population responded to stagnant wages by borrowing beyond their means, while the top 1 percent engaged in reckless speculation on highly rated but essentially worthless securities in financial markets freed from essential regulation and public oversight.

More here.

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