Part 1: Commentary on jobs 2012-05-05-samantha-clemens-p1-commentary-jobs.mp3
Part 2: Chuck Collins 2012-05-05-samantha-clemens-p2-chuck-collins-99to1.mp3
Part 3: Commentary on inequality 2012-05-05-samantha-clemens-p3-commentary-inequality.mp3
Have you been wondering about how wealth inequality is wrecking the world and what you can do about it?
Then you should join Samantha Clemens on The Samantha Clemens Show this Saturday at 10am as she welcomes Chuck Collins of the Institute for Policy Studies.
He is the author of the new book, “99 to 1: How Wealth Inequality is Wrecking the World and What We Can Do About It.”
Chuck Collins directs IPS’s Program on Inequality and the Common Good. He is an expert on U.S. inequality and author of several books, including Economic Apartheid in America: A Primer on Economic Inequality and Insecurity, co-authored with Felice Yeskel. (New Press, 2005). He co-authored with Bill Gates Sr. Wealth and Our Commonwealth, (Beacon Press, 2003), a case for taxing inherited fortunes. He is co-author with Mary Wright of The Moral Measure of the Economy, a book about Christian ethics and economic life.
He is co-founder of Wealth for the Common Good, a network of business leaders, high-income households and partners working together to promote shared prosperity and fair taxation.
In 1995, he co-founded United for a Fair Economy (UFE) to raise the profile of the inequality issue and support popular education and organizing efforts to address inequality. He was Executive Director of UFE from 1995-2001 and Program Director until 2005.
Join Samantha and Chuck as they discuss his new book, the future of the country, the Occupy movement, and how to fix our economy.