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Racial Wealth Divide


The Economics of the New Jim Crow

June 25, 2015 /

by Paul Buchheit


Racism is evolving into an insidious form of quiet economic subjugation. By Paul Buchheit [caption id="attachment_9199" align="alignright" width="300"] Credit: AllenBWest.com[/caption] In 1931 the New Republic reported on a lynching in...

Depths of Poverty in the Deep South

June 18, 2015 /

by Scott Rodd


The residents of Tchula, Mississippi live with deep poverty that stems from slavery and Jim Crow. By Scott Rodd [caption id="attachment_9145" align="alignright" width="300"] Credit: Scott Rodd, ThinkProgress[/caption] Andrew sat a...

From the Great Society to the Debt Trap

June 2, 2015 /

by Larry Checco


The most financially vulnerable Americans are falling into the Debt Trap. By Larry Checco Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson launched his Great Society, a set of domestic programs...

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