wealth gap http://kalw.org en San Francisco Grapples With a Widening "Wealth Gap" http://kalw.org/post/san-francisco-grapples-widening-wealth-gap <p>Can San Francisco become more affordable? &nbsp;According to the <a href="http://www.brookings.edu/research/papers/2014/02/cities-unequal-berube">Brookings Institute</a>, San Francisco's "wealth gap" has widened at a faster rate than that of any other city in the United States.&nbsp;&nbsp;Host Joseph Pace and a panel of experts explore the implications of the accelerating economic division in San Francisco. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 16:10:38 +0000 City Visions 41401 at http://kalw.org San Francisco Grapples With a Widening "Wealth Gap" Today on Your Call: How are homeless people responding to the changing economy? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-how-are-homeless-people-responding-changing-economy <p><span class="s1">&nbsp;&nbsp; Wed, 27 Nov 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 36427 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: How are homeless people responding to the changing economy? Today on Your Call: What will it take to reverse the trend of deep poverty in the United States? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-what-will-it-take-reverse-trend-deep-poverty-united-states <p><span style="line-height: normal; font-family: Verdana; letter-spacing: 0px; color: rgb(39,39,39)">On today&#39;s Your Call, we&rsquo;ll have a conversation with Peter Edelman, author of </span><i style="line-height: normal; font-family: Verdana; letter-spacing: 0px; color: rgb(39,39,39)">So Rich, So Poor: Why It&rsquo;s So Hard to End Poverty in America</i><span style="line-height: normal; font-family: Verdana; letter-spacing: 0px; color: rgb(39,39,39)">.&nbsp; The latest census data shows that 46 million Americans ae now living in poverty. Wed, 27 Jun 2012 07:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 12731 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: What will it take to reverse the trend of deep poverty in the United States? Today on Your Call: What are the causes of rising inequality in the United States? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-what-are-causes-rising-inequality-united-states <p>&nbsp;On today&#39;s Your Call, we&rsquo;ll have a conversation with noted economist and author James Galbraith about his new book, <em>Inequality and Instability: A Study of the World Economy Just Before the Great Crisis.</em> Today, the top 1 percent controls 40 percent of the wealth in the US. How did we get here? Join us at 10 or email <a href="mailto:feedback@yourcallradio.org">feedback@yourcallradio.org</a>. &nbsp;What needs to be done to narrow the wealth gap? And how does inequality affect economic growth? It&rsquo;s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.</p> Tue, 15 May 2012 07:21:01 +0000 Malihe Razazan 10627 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: What are the causes of rising inequality in the United States? Today on Your Call: The Dream vs. The Gap http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-dream-vs-gap <p>The&nbsp;On Today&#39;s Your Call, &nbsp;we&rsquo;ll have a conversation about the economic realities of white, black and brown Americans. According to the Pew Research Survey, two out of three Americans now perceive strong social conflicts over the income gap &mdash; up sharply from two years ago. Do the changing realities of our economy mean that class divides are becoming more critical than race or nationality? Join us at 10 or email <a href="mailto:feedback@yourcallradio.org">feedback@yourcallradio.org</a>. It&rsquo;s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.</p><p>Guests:</p> Tue, 17 Jan 2012 08:29:52 +0000 Matt Martin 4464 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: The Dream vs. The Gap