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How to Reverse Inequality in 4 Not-So-Easy Steps

Chris Winters writes in Yes! Magazine about policy solutions proposed in Reversing Inequlity: Unleashing the Transoframtive Potential of an Equitable Economy by Chuck Collins and co-published by the Next System Project.  

His report “Reversing Inequality: Unleashing the Transformative Potential of an Equitable Economy,” co-published with the Next System Project, takes an exhaustive look at the causes of continued wealth disparity in the United States and lays out several ways to reverse it, ranging from narrow policy fixes—raising the minimum wage, strengthening labor standards and protections, and expanding health coverage to everyone—to systemic reforms in how corporations are chartered, breaking up monopolies, encouraging the growth of socially responsible “B Corporations,” and establishing a National Infrastructure and Reconstruction Bank.

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Publication date: 2017-09-19
Parent publication: Yes! Magazine
Publication URL: How to Reverse Inequality in 4 Not-So-Easy Steps

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