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Black Wealth Matters

As the #BlackLivesMatter movement grows, it’s worth understanding the major economic force that sustains the racial wealth disparity in America: housing segregation.

by Mike Konczal and Bryce Covert

It’s easier than you think.
Posted Dec 10 2014 - 5:10pm
From ALEC to the Heritage Foundation, a group of anti-labor stalwarts is looking to turn cities and counties into “right-to-work” zones.
Posted Dec 3 2014 - 11:02am
The jobless recovery means massive speedups for many workers you depend on.
Posted Oct 28 2014 - 6:09pm

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