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On this edition of Your Call, we speak with a member of the Patriotic Millionaires about their battle against the concentration of wealth and power in the hands of the few.

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On this edition of Your Call, we examine class. When surveyed, the vast majority of people in the US say they are either middle class or working class. The truth is, we are experiencing record inequality. How does class shape our lives?

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On the September 17th, 2014 edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with investigative journalist and Pulitzer Prize winner David Cay Johnston. From 2009 to 2011, the top 1 percent got 121 percent of income gains while everyone else saw their income fall. Inequality affects every aspect of our lives, from healthcare to social mobility, family structure, justice, and education. How does inequality hurt our economy as a whole? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.