How Class Works
At the How Class Works - 2002 Conference, panels included; 2.6 Class and the Economy
- Paddy Quick, St.Francis College – Economics
“Class and Armed Robbery”
- Betsy Leondar-Wright, United for a Fair Economy
“Class and the Changing Distributions of Income and Wealth”
“Financial Markets: The Class Angle”
In 2004 Racial inequities in unemployment, family income, imprisonment, average wealth and infant mortality are actually worse than when Dr. King was killed, according to a report by United for a Fair Economy.
In 2004 United for a Fair Economy, a Boston "economic justice think tank", co-sponsored a national conference on inequality. Some of the conference papers were published as "Inequality Matters: the Growing Economic Divide in America", which also included suggested public policies to counteract it. Among the contributors were Betsy Leondar-Wright, William Greider, Meizhu Lui, Bob Kuttner and Christopher Jencks.