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4th Street Forum - #914

July 19, 2012


[Original Airdate: February 4, 2011] PART ONE: INEQUALITY -- A THREAT WITHIN? America built a strong middle class after World War II. Now the middle is sinking. Some call it the Great Divergence. The richest one percent now takes home 24% of national income. But inequality is not only about money. Americans fare badly on measures of happiness, health and longevity. How did we get here and what can we do about it? With host DENISE CALLAWAY, MPS Business and Community Partnerships Coordinator. And with guests, in order of appearance -- SHERRIE TUSSLER, Executive Director, Hunger Task Force; DAVID PATE, PhD, Assistant Professor, UW-Milwaukee, Founder and former Executive Director, Center for Family Policy and Practice; TONY BAEZ, PhD, President and CEO, Council for the Spanish Speaking.


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