Economic justice

Economic Justice and System Change: How Should Nonprofits Respond? – Non-profit news

Increasingly, economic inequality has become a central issue in American society. Since the 1970s, wealth and income inequalities have grown rapidly, affecting the work of almost all nonprofit organizations. But how should nonprofits conceptualize the economy and solve the many economic problems that affect the people we serve, especially today, when more than 20 million […]

Economic justice

Economic justice requires more than a wealth tax

The plans of Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman to tax wealth represent a welcome and, frankly, too late shift in the attention the economics profession pays to issues of wealth inequality. At the heart of this change, of course, has been their occasional co-author, Thomas Piketty, whose 2014 book Capital in the 21st century followed […]