So yesterday in Connecticut…

…Democrats rode a roller coaster, where first Hillary Clinton, and then Bernie Sanders was declared the winner. On the other side of the aisle, it wasn’t a contest. From early reports, Donald Trump took the state¬†handily, and he took¬†Pennsylvania and Maryland, as well. In fact, he swept all five states. Republicans? What is wrong with …

Give this a listen

Yesterday, three CCSU students appeared on WNPR’s “Where We Live” with John Dankosky. They discussed their work this semester in the realm of wealth and income inequality, through the prism of race in the run-up to our big Dec. 10 event, Bridging the Gap: A Dream Deferred. There was no professor with them, and no …

Like you’d ever have the chance, but:

Since Pope Francis is on U.S. soil for the first time, if you had 10 minutes with him, what would you say? I’d congratulate him on bringing the conversation around to wealth and income inequality, and then I’d ask him to look at his church’s history with women, and focus his attention there, as well. …

Plutocracy vs. Plunder

Check out this Citigroup memo. Scroll down to page 17, which says: Perhaps the most immediate challenge to Plutonomy comes from the political process. Ultimately, the rise in income and wealth inequality to some extent is an economic disenfranchisement of the masses to the benefit of the few. However in democracies this is rarely tolerated …