Issues - Growing Divide

Today, the top one percent of our society holds 24% of the total wealth in the country. This is the most intense concentration of wealth at the top of the ladder since 1929. At UFE, we believe that the growing economic division between the super-wealthy and the middle class is bad for our communities, our democracy, and our future.

Are You a Socialist?

January 25, 2011 — Shannon M.
uncle sam

If you support a progressive tax system, does that make you a "socialist?" UFE's Steve Schnapp artfully explains how he responds to progressive activist concerns of being labeled with the 's' word.

Read It, Share It, Take Action — State of the Dream 2011

January 16, 2011 — Maz
state of the dream 2011

Just in time for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we released our 8th annual report on racial economic inequality in the United States.

Video: The State of MLK's Dream

January 14, 2011 — Shannon M.
mlk i have a dream

MLK envisioned a work where the color of one's skin mattered about as much as the color of one's toothbrush. Sadly, the juxtaposition between the beauty of MLK's dream and the reality of racial and economic equality in America today is startling.

Don't Mourn - Organize

December 17, 2010 — steveschnapp

Statement on the Passage of the Obama-GOP Tax Deal

December 17, 2010 — Lee Farris