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Marjorie Elizabeth (“Betsy”) Wood is an Economic Policy Associate at the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS). Betsy has an extensive background in research, writing, and teaching on labor and inequality. Prior to IPS, she was a visiting professor at Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations where she taught courses on U.S. labor history and labor rights. Her op-eds on contemporary labor issues have appeared in The New York Times. Betsy has also consulted for labor organizations in Washington, D.C.
Chuck Collins is a senior scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) and 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.
Sam Pizzigati is an associate follow at the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) and has edited Too Much, an online newsletter on excess and inequality, ever since the publication first appeared in 1995. He has written widely on issues around the concentration of income and wealth, with op-eds and articles appearing in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Miami Herald, the Los Angeles Times, and a host of other newspapers and periodicals. A veteran labor movement journalist, Pizzigati spent 20 years directing the publishing operations of America’s largest union, the 3.2 million-member National Education Association.
Salvatore Babones is a senior lecturer in sociology and social policy at the University of Sydney and an associate fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS). He holds both a master’s degree in statistics and a Ph.D. in sociology from the Johns Hopkins University. Before moving to Australia in 2008, he worked in financial risk management and taught sociology and statistics at several universities in the United States. You can find out more about Dr. Babones at his personal website, SalvatoreBabones.com.
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Brian Cruikshank is a independent web developer and tireless activist/organizer working with many movements for social justice over the years ranging on issues from the healthcare and environment to trade policy and globalization. He has helped to manage and develop many websites at the Institute for Policy Studies and other organizations.
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