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    Engine of Inequality

    Financial analyst Karen Petrou explained why she believes the Federal Reserve holds the key to ending income inequality in the United States. This was a virtual event hosted by the Cato…

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    Broke in America

    Authors Joanne Samuel Goldblum and Colleen Shaddox offered their thoughts on addressing poverty in America. This was a virtual event hosted by Brookline Booksmith in Brookline,…

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    You're Leaving When?

    Writer and actress Annabelle Gurwitch offered her thoughts on the decline of the middle-class in America. This virtual program was co-hosted by the MJCCA Book Festival In Your Living Room…

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    Tenement Museum

    Kira Garcia talked about New York City’s Lower East Side Tenement Museum, including an exhibit on how immigrant families coped with poverty and crowded conditions in the 19th and early 20th…

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    F**ked at Birth - Recalibrating the American Dream for the 2020s

    Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Dale Maharidge reported on poverty in America through his travels across the country. This virtual program was hosted by the White Whale Bookstore in…

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    House Hearing on Tax Services During the Pandemic

    The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight held a virtual hearing on free tax services to help taxpayers during the pandemic. Experts and professionals in taxpayer advocacy…

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    Author Discussion on Appalachia

    Authors Sarah Smarsh, Thomas Burton, and Wayne Winkler reflected on life in Appalachia. This was a virtual event hosted by the Southern Festival of Books in Nashville.

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    House Hearing on Abortion Affordability

    A House Appropriations subcommittee held a hearing on the Hyde Amendment and its impact on abortion access for women. Women’s health care advocates testified about the role the Hyde Amendment, which…

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    Tightrope

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn reported on the issues facing the working-class in rural America. This virtual event was hosted by the Boston Book…

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    Clint Borgen on Efforts to Combat Global Poverty

    Clint Borgen talked about the efforts of his Borgen Project to combat global poverty. The Borgen Project is an advocacy organization focused on getting U.S. leaders to do more to address…

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    Heather Taylor on U.S. Hunger and Food Insecurity During Pandemic

    Heather Taylor, Director of Strategic Campaigns for Bread for the World, discussed hunger and food insecurity in the U.S. amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    Natalie Foster on Guaranteed Basic Income

    Economic Security Project’s Natalie Foster discussed the concept of a guaranteed basic income and if it could work in the U.S.

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    Ending Energy Poverty

    Washington Post Live hosted a virtual discussion on global energy challenges and access to power. The panelists discussed ending energy poverty and how American cities were transitioning to…

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    Big Dirty Money

    Law Professor Jennifer Taub offered her thoughts on the repercussions average Americans face when the rich break the law in order to accumulate more wealth.

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    Taxing the Rich

    Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) spoke about the need for a fair tax code for all Americans. Her remarks were part of a Patriotic Millionaires discussion on taxing the wealthy. Also…

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    Center for Global Development Discussion on COVID-19 Tracking

    The Center for Global Development held a virtual discussion on efforts to track COVID-19 data in low- and middle-income countries. Representatives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

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    And So They Live

    Filmed in the mountains of Kentucky, this documentary funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation was produced to show the educational and economic needs of rural, working class Americans. It…

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    Joe Biden Remarks to Poor People's Campaign

    2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden delivered remarks to the “Moral Monday Mass Assembly” virtual event held by the Poor People’s Campaign. During his remarks, Mr. Biden talked…

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    Had I Known

    Barbara Ehrenreich talked about economic inequality in the United Stakes in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. This virtual discussion was hosted by Politics and Prose Bookstore.

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    Poor People's Campaign Holds a Nationwide Virtual Rally

    The Poor People’s Campaign hosted a nationwide, virtual rally to protest racism, poverty and inequality in America. Delivering the keynote address was Reverend William Barber, co-chair of…

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