Toward Economic Equality: A Seven-Point Program to Ensure a Better Future for Us All

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The growth of economic inequality in the United States and most of the developed world since the early 1980’s is not an anomaly or a reversible blip, but the result of the imposition of policies guided by the ideology of unregulated free markets, lower taxes, particularly for the rich, and trickle-down economics. This world view, held by the economic and political elites, has dominated United States economic policy over the last three decades. It focuses on dismantling the legacy of the New Deal, which helped lead us out of the Great Depression of the 1930s and into the sustained growth periods of the 1950s and 1960s.

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Club Affirms “Black Lives Matter” to Alameda County Central Committee Through Resolution

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Black Lives Matter Wellstone Club Resolution to the Alameda County Democratic Central Committee Wednesday, Feb 4 7PM, San Leandro Library, 300 Estudillo Ave Whereas: On Black Friday, November 28, 2014, in response to a call to action from the Black community of Ferguson, MO, a team of 14 members of the #BlackLivesMatter network, dubbed the […]

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Tools to Save and Increase Affordable Housing (WDRC 5/28/15 General Meeting)

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Here are some ideas and resources presented at our 5/28 meeting (complete summary to follow): Meeting summary & panel recommendations Hauswald affordability handout Letter supporting affordable housing bills (AB 35, 90, 1335, and 1056): Download this Word/.RTF document addressed to Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, personalize it, sign it, and send it. https://www.facebook.com/quartznews/videos/952266094807093/ http://www.urban.org/urban-wire/what-if-there-were-step-between-renting-and-owning http://www.rooflines.org/3820/is_homeownership_really_falling_out_of_favor/ Larry Rosenthal’s presentation (PDF) Our […]

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