As the US Congress focuses on infrastructure investments, we are intensifying our work advancing community wealth building, our approach to changing the underpinnings of how wealth is generated and equitably shared.
You may have seen or heard news reports that a set of local elections in the United Kingdom earlier this month did not go well for the opposition Labour Party. The liberal-left party lost more than 300 local councilors and lost control of several longstanding Labour municipal strongholds. There was an important element missing in those election reports, though.
Over a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, I am reminded that the healthcare sector consumes almost 20% of the US economy, yet hundreds of hospitals around the country are on the brink of collapse, life expectancy is on the decline, and many healthcare workers have been pushed beyond their limits. American healthcare is functioning just as it was designed: for the profit of the few at the expense of the many.