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How Wealth Inequality Affects Us All – WISCONSIN
October 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
THE BUSINESS CASE FOR ADDRESSING EXTREME INCOME & WEALTH INEQUALITY
Does the growing disparity of income, wealth and opportunity have an adverse impact on small businesses and the economy? What remedies will boost shared prosperity without undermining healthy private markets?
Chuck Collins is a senior scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies where he directs the Program on Inequality and the Common Good. He is co-founder of Wealth for the Common Good (now merged with the Patriotic Millionaires) to bring together business leaders and investors concerned about extreme inequality. He is author of several books about economics, inequality, taxation and philanthropy, including Wealth and Our Commonwealth (with Bill Gates Sr.) and Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Addressing Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good.