Multinational Monitor

MAY 2003
VOL 24 No. 5

FEATURES:

Inequality and Corporate Power
an overview by the Monitor Staff

The Wealth Divide: The Growing Gap in the United States Between the Rich and the Rest
an interview with Edward Wolff

The Hierarchy: Income Inequality in the United States
an interview with Jared Bernstein

Declining Unionization, Rising Inequality
an interview with Kate Bronfenbrenner

Closing the Gap Amidst Ongoing Discrimination: Women and Economic Disparities
an interview with Heidi Hartmann

A Taxing Problem: Diminishing Progressivity in the U.S. Tax System
an interview with Robert McIntyre

DEPARTMENTS:

Behind the Lines

Editorial
Licensed to Kill, Inc.

The Front
Bayer’s Record Fraud

The Lawrence Summers Memorial Award

Poetry
On the Debate Over Whether the War in Iraq Was Motivated by An Imperialistic Ideology or The Interests of Big Oil

Names In the News

Resources

Resources

Organizations Publications

United for a Fair Economy
37 Temple Place, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02111
E-mail: info@faireconomy.org
www.ufenet.org

Economics Policy Institute
1660 L Street, NW, Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: epi@epinet.org
www.epinet.org

Institute for Women’s
Policy Research

1707 L Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: iwpr@iwpr.org
www.iwpr.org

Citizens for Tax Justice
1311 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
E-mail: mattg@ctj.org
www.ctj.org

AFL-CIO
815 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
www.afl-cio.org

ACORN
739 8th Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
E-mail: acornnews@acorn.org
www.acorn.org

Center on Budget and
Policy Priorities

820 1st Street, NE, Suite 510
Washington, DC 20002
E-mail: bazie@cbpp.org
www.cbpp.org

Institute for Policy Studies
733 15th Street, NW, Suite 1020
Washington DC, 20005
www.ips-dc.org

The Century Foundation
41 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021
E-mail: info@tcf.org
www.tcf.org

Institute for Policy Studies
733 15th Street, NW, Suite 1020
Washington DC, 20005
www.ips-dc.org

The Century Foundation
41 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021
E-mail: info@tcf.org
www.tcf.org

National Priorities Project
17 New South Street, Suite 302
Northampton, MA 01060
E-mail: info@nationalpriorities.org
www.nationalpriorities.org

Anti-Slavery International
Thomas Clarkson House
The Stableyard, Broomgrove Road
London, UNITED KINGDOM
SW9 9TL
E-mail: info@antislavery.org
www.antislavery.org

Human Rights Watch
350 Fifth Avenue, 34th Floor
New York, NY 10118
E-mail: hrwnyc@hrw.org
www.hrw.org

Free Burma Coalition
1101 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE,
Suite 204
Washington, DC 20003
E-mail: info@freeburmacoalition.org
www.freeburmacoalition.org

Prescription Access
Litigation Project

30 Winter Street, 10th Floor
Boston, MA 02108
E-mail: shellenberger@communitycatalyst.org
www.prescriptionaccesslitigation.org

Campaign for Labor Rights
1470 Irving Street, NW
Washington, DC 20010
E-mail: clr@clrlabor.org
www.clrlabor.org

Center for Science in the
Public Interest

1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW,
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20009
E-mail: cspi@cspinet.org
www.cspinet.org

The Brady Campaign
to Prevent Gun Violence
1225 I Street, NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
www.bradycampaign.org

The State of Working America 2002/2003
By Lawrence Mishel,
Jared Bernstein, Heather Boushey
Ithaca, New York:
Cornell University Press, 2003

Top Heavy: The Increasing
Inequality of Wealth in America and What Can Be Done About It

By Edward Wolff
New York: The New Press, 2002

Shifting Fortunes: The Perils of the Growing American Wealth Gap
By Chuck Collins,
Betsy Leondar-Wright, Holly Sklar
Boston: United for a
Fair Economy, 1999

Wealth and Our Commonwealth: Why America Should Tax Accumulated Fortunes
By William H. Gates, Sr.
and Chuck Collins
Boston: Beacon Press, 2003

The Great 401(k) H( )ax: Why
Your Family’s Financial Security is At Risk, and What You can Do About It

By William Wolman
and Anne Colamosca
Cambridge, MA:
Perseus Publishing, 2002

The Living Wage:
Building a Fair Economy

By Robert Pollin
and Stephanie Luce
New York: The New Press, 1998

Wealth in America:
Trends in Wealth Inequality

By Lisa Keister
New York: Cambridge
University Press, 2000

Wealth and Democracy: A Political Histroy of the American Rich
By Kevin Phillips
New York: Broadway Books, 2003

 

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