America’s economy is splitting in two
The sky is the limit for wealthy and well-educated people. But there is a severe drought of opportunity for the bottom half. More than 80 percent of the gains from our economic “recovery” have flowed directly to the top 10 percent of earners.
In these inspiring talks, three prominent thinkers testify to the human tragedy that is happening on our watch. And they share principles and practices for rebuilding an economy that achieves social justice for everyone.
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Hear more from these experts. Leading voices in Washington, D.C. are talking about opportunity in new and counter-intuitive ways. Michael Strain argues that struggling Americans deserve “more than the minimum wage,” and offers better policy ideas in its place. Arthur Brooks challenges everyone, whatever line of work we’re in, to ask how our job can be a helping profession. And in this popular YouTube playlist, Brooks asks Bill Gates all the big questions about the future of fighting poverty.
Roll up your sleeves. When is the last time you truly gave of yourself to others? Every single one of us can probably afford to dedicate a little more of our time, our talents, or our treasure to the service of people who need our help. Whether through charitable donations or regular volunteering, we have the power to change lives today.