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October 2014: UFE Training of Trainers in New Market, TN

July 25, 2014 —
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Our Popular Economics Education Team is co-hosting UFE's renowned Training of Trainers Institute in October 2014 in New Market, TN, with the Highlander Center. We invite organizers, activists, educators, students, and others across the U.S. who want to join and advance the movement for a just economy, to attend.

UFE hosts Tax Week conversations coast-to-coast!

May 13, 2014 — Jamie Goldring
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What did April 15th mean to you? Well, it was Tax Day, for one thing—and though it may, for many, represent the very ordinary American ritual of (reluctantly) handing your hard-earned income over to the government, for us at United for a Fair Economy, it’s an opportunity. Very simply, it’s an opportunity to talk about why taxes (and the critical public sector for which they provide a foundation and ongoing sustenance) are important.

Inequality and continued racial segregation create toxic soup

February 17, 2014 — Brian Miller
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Black Wealth / White Wealth

February 3, 2014 — Brian Miller
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Why History Matters: Obama Talks about Inequality

December 6, 2013 — Brian Miller
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Ezra Klein of the Washington Post calls it "perhaps the single best economic speech of his presidency." The folks on Fox News were whining about "redistribution." Picking up a cab in Baltimore the next morning, the first thing the driver asked me was whether I saw the President's speech… He loved it. However one ranks it, Pres. Obama's speech on Wednesday nailed it, calling economic inequality the "defining challenge of our time."

Why History Matters: Obama Talks about Inequality

December 6, 2013 — Brian Miller
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Ezra Klein of the Washington Post calls it "perhaps the single best economic speech of his presidency." The folks on Fox News were whining about "redistribution." Picking up a cab in Baltimore the next morning, the first thing the driver asked me was whether I saw the President's speech… He loved it. However one ranks it, Pres. Obama's speech on Wednesday nailed it, calling economic inequality the "defining challenge of our time."

The Robin Hood Tax Makes Wall Street Pay

November 1, 2013 — Brian Miller
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There is little question that Republicans took a political hit for the senseless government shutdown. If there is a lesson to be learned for the GOP (and everyone else), it’s that government shutdowns and debt-ceiling standoffs are counterproductive and irresponsible bargaining chips in political debate.

If We Value Hard Work, Why Doesn't Our Tax Code?

October 24, 2013 — Maz
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If We Value Hard Work, Why Doesn't Our Tax Code?

October 24, 2013 — Maz
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They're Back! And Rich As They Ever Were

September 25, 2013 — Brian Miller
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Two weeks ago, Forbes released its 2013 list of the richest 400 Americans. And the not-so-surprising news: The fortunes of those at the top continue to rise while Americans across the country continue to suffer.

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