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2016

  • Indivar Dutta-Gupta, Co-Executive Director of the center’s Project on Deep Poverty, was a featured panelist in the Opening Session of the National Academy of Social Insurance’s annual conference in January. The panel, “What Do the Numbers Tell Us? A Review of the Data on Economic Disparities,” also featured Jared Bernstein from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, James Pethokoukis of the American Enterprise Institute, and Ngina Chiteji from New York University, and was moderated by former Academy President G. Lawrence Atkins.

2015

  • “If we are going to talk about economic inequality in our country, we have to talk about it all the way to the bottom … not just go down as far as the middle class,” – Peter Edelman, speaking at a Georgetown Law symposium on “Economic Inequality: Causes, Consequences and Responses” on December 4.
  • On Oct. 26, the center released the new report by Indivar Dutta-Gupta and Kali Grant, “Raising Wages, Reducing Inequality, Sustaining Families: Why raising the minimum wage is a civil and human rights issue,” in partnership with The Leadership Conference Education Fund.
  • Read “Ten Solutions to Fight Economic Inequality” by Kali Grant, Program Assistant, and Indivar Dutta-Gupta.
  • Watch Faculty Director Peter Edelman talk about the intersection of poverty, employment, and religion with MSNBC’s Tamron Hall (begins at 2:35).
  • Read why we need to consider new strategies for helping low-income families succeed in the center’s latest op-ed, “TANF’s not all right,” also cross-posted on the Coalition on Human Needs blog.
  • Click here to read about inequality’s impact on our democracy in “Why the Wealthy Always Win,” by Indivar Dutta-Gupta, Director of the center’s Project on Deep Poverty and Senior Fellow.

2014

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