Chuck Collins and Sylvia Allegretto explore what is driving American income inequality and how to bridge the widening gap. Collins is the co-founder of Wealth for the Common Good and founder of the Patriotic Millionaires. His latest book is 99 to 1: How Wealth Inequality is Wrecking the World and What We Can Do About It. Allegretto is co-chair of the Center on Wage and Employment Dynamics at UC Berkeley. She has co-authored several editions of The State of Working America, and she researches low-wage labor markets, inequality, and minimum wages.
Read a review of 99 to 1: How Wealth Inequality is Wrecking the World and What We Can Do About It on Forbes.
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