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UO Today #741 guest: Chuck Collins

Chuck Collins, senior scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington DC, directs their Program on Inequality and coedits Inequality.org. He is author of Is Inequality in America Irreversible? Collins discusses the roots of economic inequality and the racial wealth divide in the United States and describes how social welfare policies can remedy inequality. He offers solutions that would reverse the concentration of wealth and power. Collins gave a talk titled “Reversing Wealth Inequality: The Case for Restoring Progressive Taxation and Bringing Wealth Home” on April 17,  2019 as the Oregon Humanities Center’s 2018-19 Tzedek Lecturer. Hist talk was part of The Common Good series.

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