Two Policy Proposals as Examples for Improving Economic Justice

Two Policy Proposals as Examples for Improving Economic Justice

This article is from the chapter “Finding a Path to Economic Justice,” in Destiny: Our Global Community by Robert L. McCan What should we do to reverse the momentum of increasing income inequality so that we can fulfill our nation’s promise of liberty and justice for all?  We offer two examples of how we can revise our…

Liberty and Justice for All

Liberty and Justice for All

This article is from the chapter “Finding a Path to Economic Justice,” in Destiny: Our Global Community by Robert L. McCan Some entrepreneurs in America who became billionaires through free market capitalism use their wealth to achieve great social good by investing in projects or causes that help others.  However, more often huge concentrations of money are…

Income Inequality is Increasing in the United States

Income Inequality is Increasing in the United States

This article is from the chapter “Finding a Path to Economic Justice,” in Destiny: Our Global Community by Robert L. McCan In 2016, the Congressional Research Report found that income inequality has been increasing steadily since 1970.  In fact, between 2000 and 2015, incomes went down for the bottom 60% of the work force, while…