Inequality: Why are the rich getting richer?

The current money system distributes money from the bottom 90% to the top 10%. Because 97% of the money in the UK is created by banks, someone must pay interest on nearly every pound in the circulation. This interest redistributes

Inequality: Why are the rich getting richer?

The current money system distributes money from the bottom 90% to the top 10%. Because 97% of the money in the UK is created by banks, someone must pay interest on nearly every pound in the circulation. This interest redistributes

LEG 2nd public meeting, 7-9 pm Monday 12 August 2013 @ Wharf Chambers

Our second meeting will start with a brief re-cap on the problems caused by raising income inequality in the UK, an update on current campaigns related to our cause, and conclude with drafting out the objectives of our first campaigns.

LEG 2nd public meeting, 7-9 pm Monday 12 August 2013 @ Wharf Chambers

Our second meeting will start with a brief re-cap on the problems caused by raising income inequality in the UK, an update on current campaigns related to our cause, and conclude with drafting out the objectives of our first campaigns.

LEG 1st public meeting, 7-9 pm Monday 17 June 2013 @ Swarthmore Education Centre

Join us for the 1st Public Meeting of Leeds Equality Group (LEG). All welcome for open discussion. Income inequality, the gap between the richest and poorest in society, is still rising in the UK. Evidence shows that income inequality is

LEG 1st public meeting, 7-9 pm Monday 17 June 2013 @ Swarthmore Education Centre

Join us for the 1st Public Meeting of Leeds Equality Group (LEG). All welcome for open discussion. Income inequality, the gap between the richest and poorest in society, is still rising in the UK. Evidence shows that income inequality is

Rising income inequality precedes economic calamity

The above chart shows the share of US income taken home by the top 1% of earners. Where the graph rises, inequality rises, as a greater share of the income is going to a narrower band of people at the

Rising income inequality precedes economic calamity

The above chart shows the share of US income taken home by the top 1% of earners. Where the graph rises, inequality rises, as a greater share of the income is going to a narrower band of people at the

Cooperatives put people – and democracy – to work

At a time when many are disillusioned with big banks and big business, the economic crisis and growing inequality in our country, employee ownership offers a real solution for workers and communities. Shift Change: Putting Democracy to Work is a

Cooperatives put people – and democracy – to work

At a time when many are disillusioned with big banks and big business, the economic crisis and growing inequality in our country, employee ownership offers a real solution for workers and communities. Shift Change: Putting Democracy to Work is a

The Spirit Level Documentary

The gap between rich and poor is at its highest level for 30 years. Over the last year there have been protests from Cairo to New York to London – now it’s time for action, and a documentary is the

The Spirit Level Documentary

The gap between rich and poor is at its highest level for 30 years. Over the last year there have been protests from Cairo to New York to London – now it’s time for action, and a documentary is the

Nick Hanauer at TED University

The National Journal’s Jim Tankersley introduced the multi-millionaire Nick Hanauer, a venture capitalist from Seattle, to the audience at the TED University conference. But as one of the first non-family investors in Amazon.com, Hanauer’s speech was at first deemed too

Nick Hanauer at TED University

The National Journal’s Jim Tankersley introduced the multi-millionaire Nick Hanauer, a venture capitalist from Seattle, to the audience at the TED University conference. But as one of the first non-family investors in Amazon.com, Hanauer’s speech was at first deemed too