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  • Taxing the Rich
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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…

    305 views
  • emBig Dirty Moneyem
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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.

    266 views
  • Center for Global Development Discussion on COVID19 Tracking
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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…

    58 views
  • emAnd So They Liveem
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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…

    252 views
  • Joe Biden Remarks to Poor Peoples Campaign
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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…

    1,230 views
  • emHad I Knownem
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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 Peoples Campaign Holds a Nationwide Virtual Rally
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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…

    4,422 views
  • After Words with Chris Hughes
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    After Words with Chris Hughes

    Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes discussed his plan to reduce poverty and strengthen the middle class by offering working people a guaranteed income paid for by the one percent. He is…

    1,846 views
  • Washington Journal Tom Hart Discusses the ONE Campaigns AntiPoverty Efforts
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    Tom Hart on the ONE Campaign's Anti-Poverty Efforts

    Tom Hart of The ONE Campaign, the international organization co-founded by activist and U2 lead singer Bono, talked about his group’s efforts to fight global poverty and preventable disease.

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  • emBrokeem
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    Broke

    Jodie Adams Kirshner talked about her book, Broke: Hardship and Resilience in a City of Broken Promises, in which she looked at the of Detroit’s bankruptcy on the city’s poor.

    632 views
  • emThe Inclusive Economyem
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    The Inclusive Economy

    Michael Tanner talked about his book, The Inclusive Economy: How to Bring Wealth to America’s Poor, in which he provided a blueprint for poverty reduction based on criminal justice reform,…

    923 views
  • Investments in LowIncome Communities
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    Investments in Low-Income Communities

    The Aspen Institute hosted a panel discussion on the new federal Opportunity Zone program, an economic development tool aimed to promote investment and job creation in low-income…

    277 views
  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones

    Viewers responded to the question, “What federal policies are needed to help the poor?” The topic was chosen in reaction to the previous-day Poor People’s Campaign forum at which nine 2020…

    580 views
  • Reducing Childhood Poverty
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    Reducing Childhood Poverty

    The Brookings Institution hosted a panel discussion on reducing childhood poverty and explored universal social programs for families with newborns, particularly those in low-income and…

    141 views
  • President Trump Participates in Opportunity Zone Conference at White House
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    President Trump Remarks on Investments in Low-Income Communities

    President Trump delivered remarks at a White House economic Opportunity Zone conference with administration officials, and state and local leaders. Other speakers included National Economic…

    4,740 views
  • President Trump Threatens Tariffs If Mexico Doesnt Stem Flow of Drugs Migrants
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    President Trump Remarks at Opportunity and Revitalization Council Meeting

    President Trump convened the first meeting of the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council. The president created the council to focus on economically distressed communities, and introduced…

    1,650 views
  • emRendezvous with Oblivionem
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    Rendezvous with Oblivion

    Thomas Frank examined economic inequalities in cities across the country.

    1,900 views
  • Black Americans Education and Poverty
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    Black Americans, Education, and Poverty

    2018 is the 50th anniversary of civil rights activist Stokely Carmichael’s election as chair of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and his founding of the Black Power movement.…

    271 views
  • emPower to the Poorem
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    Power to the Poor

    Gordon Mantler talked about his book, Power to the Poor: Black-Brown Coalition and the Fight for Economic Justice, 1960-1974, in which he recounts the Poor People’s Campaign of 1968. The…

    569 views
  • House Members Debate Changes to SNAP Program in Farm Bill
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    House Debate on Farm Bill SNAP Changes

    The House debated changes to the farm bill that would require people who receive food stamps through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as “food stamps,”…

    1,001 views
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