Brian Miller

Brian Miller is executive director of United for a Fair Economy (UFE), a national organization working to rein in extreme inequalities in our economy and promote a more broadly shared prosperity. UFE’s website at http://www.faireconomy.org provides an array of workshops, tools, and analysis to support social movements working for change.

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Tuesday, September 24, 2013
They're Back! …And Rich as They Ever Were
Two weeks ago, Forbes released its 2013 list of the richest 400 Americans . And the not-so-surprising news: The fortunes of those at the top continue to rise while Americans across the country continue to suffer.
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Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Uprooting Inequality and Its Ideological Underpinnings
In the past few months, we’ve heard more than ever about economic inequality. This increased awareness is a breath of fresh air, but it’s not enough by itself. We can’t just point out the existence of inequality. We must uproot the ideological underpinnings that support it. No matter how unequal wealth and income are, if people can rationalize it in their minds as the result of some working harder or being more virtuous than others, then our efforts to rein in inequality will fall flat
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Tuesday, March 01, 2011
Shifting Political Power: From Citizens United to Wisconsin
Let’s be clear: Governor Scott Walker’s proposed cuts are not about balancing the state budget. It’s a power play aimed at cutting the heart out of what remains of the once vibrant labor movement.
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Thursday, July 22, 2010
Restoring a Vibrant Middle Class in America
Imagine joining friends for a late-night game of Monopoly, but in this game, there’s a twist: At the start of the game, one player gets an entire side of the game board, from Pacific Ave. to Boardwalk, including the Short Line railroad. Instead of pondering easy questions like whether to be the shoe or the thimble, you’re now grappling with a more important question: Do you even stand a chance in such a lopsided game?
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