Tag Archives: income disparity

Trickle-Up Economics

Sprinkler

As we await the winter rains here in Northern California, I’ve been paying attention to the early morning chorus of sprinkler systems in our neighborhood. Like a carefully choreographed game of “whack-a-mole”, sprinkler heads peak above ground, disperse water and … Continue reading

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Life Isn’t Fair

WaitingBench

How many times did your parents respond to your complaints by saying, “Life isn’t fair!” While annoying, their analysis is proving increasingly true. Our global economic system rewards “the winners” at the top with far more than they deserve while … Continue reading

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Musical Chairs

WaitingBench

Last week I attended a gathering of faith leaders who are seeking creative ways to promote economic justice. We did one exercise in which ten people sat in ten chairs, each person representing 10% of the U.S. population. Then we … Continue reading

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