We'll examine what's behind the rise in income inquality in the United States and see how we stack up with against other wealthy nations. Plus we'll find out why one Spanish region wants a referendum on independence.
The Occupy movement has been a learning experience for everyone, including Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, president of the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership and Beliefnet.com blogger.He gives his take on religious congregations' reaction to Occupy Wall Street.
At the heart of the growing Occupy movement is a frustration that economic elites dominate public policy and don’t contribute their fair share to society.Last month, we sat down with Jeffrey Winters, a political science professor at Northwestern University, to talk about wealth in America and his bo
Last month, Northwestern University professor Jeffrey Winters joined us to discuss his book Oligarchy, an examination of how the super-rich fight to preserve and increase their wealth, particularly here in the United States.
Americans are taught early on that “all men are created equal.” But people taking part in Occupy Wall Street would argue that’s no longer the case.The protesters are angry about the enormous gap between the rich and poor and frustrated by rising unemployment, foreclosures and corporate bonuses.Briti