Topic: Finance

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Event Date: 09/30/2020 - 6:30pm

Join Boston Ujima Project in partnership with the Black Economic Council of MA (BECMA) and Mayor's Office of Resilience and Racial Equity, for a lively panel and Q&A discussion on the past and current mechanisms of democracy, citizenship and voting in the United States.

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Published August 2020

Ten years ago, in August 2010, several dozen U.S. billionaires led by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett pledged to give away at least half of their wealth before their death. Many have donated considerable sums to charities and foundations since then. But as a group, these billionaires have seen their fortunes skyrocket in the decade since the so-called Giving Pledge was launched.

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Event Date: 08/13/2020 - 11:00am

Join this webinar if you are a current or emerging place-based fund curious to learn more about community capital solutions or an investor interested in learning about place-based impact investing funds.

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Event Date: 07/09/2020 - 2:00pm

Schumacher Center In celebration of 40 years of the Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures,Schumacher Center are highlighting the work of past speakers and asking for updates of their earlier remarks in light of recent events.

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Published April 2020

“Owning the Future” coauthors Jonty Leibowitz and Neil McInroy outline a COVID-19 economic recovery plan capable of ushering in a new era of community wealth building in the United Kingdom.

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Published May 2020

Billionaires dominate our politics, culture, and economy. Their wealth, as this report shows, has concentrated mightily over the last four decades — even as the number of U.S. households with zero or negative net worth is increasing and most of us are living paycheck to paycheck.

The current pandemic is exposing our central economic and social reality: Extreme wealth inequality has become America’s “pre-existing condition.”

In this report, we show how billionaire wealth has grown astoundingly over the last few decades — and, for some “pandemic profiteers,” even more dramatically since the COVID-19 crisis — even as billionaire tax obligations have plummeted.

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Published January 2019

Essays and infographics on the state of finance and popular movement solutions.

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Published January 2019

When natural disasters strike, weather systems and unjust economic systems compound to cause devastation for people of color, in particular, while generating economic opportunity for the wealthy few.

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Published March 2017

Designed with organizers and advocates in mind, this guide gives you the tools you need to get started campaigning to bring PB to your community.

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Published March 2019

The deep and persistent racial wealth divide will not close without bold, structural reform. It has been created and held in place by public policies that have evolved with time including slavery, Jim Crow, red lining, mass incarceration, among many others. The racial wealth divide is greater today than it was nearly four decades ago and trends point to its continued widening.

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