A 2020 study from the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank found that blacks in Wisconsin, on average, earn 48 cents for every dollar earned by whites. The same study also found that blacks are 23% more likely to be living in poverty than whites. The Federal Reserve study is only the latest of a stream […]
Peter is going to attempt an impossible task, to try and dissect the global economic system and societal problems and solutions in one hour. Resource Overshoot, Global Warming, The Rise of Fascism/Neoliberalism, Biodiversity Loss, and Income Inequality. However, radical approaches that we normally wouldn’t consider in a more cozy and sustainable society could be the […]
This week’s show covered these topics. What is clear is that income inequality and poverty are taking its toll in the state. Rural schools hit with double whammy – high poverty rates/low enrollment Black Workers forum looks for solutions Workers Rights Center revisits conditions for Latino workers in the Madison area TAA and Students react […]
MADISON (WORT) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton used Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker as a political punching bag during her first campaign stop in Wisconsin. Walker was a convenient foil for Clinton to help demonstrate her focus on addressing income inequality.
Did you know that Americans are now living in one of the greatest moments of income inequality in the history of the nation? Are you aware of the consequences of this situation for families and workers? Tune in to APA to find out more!