Monthly Archive: July 2015

We Can and Must Do Better: A Personal Reflection on Wealth Inequality

  By Mark Naison   (July 6, 2015) The greatest sustained period of economic growth in the US took place between 1941 and 1970 when tax rates on the wealthy were much higher than they are now, when business regulation, especially of the financial sector, was much more rigorous, and when trade unions were much stronger. There are options within…
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Should Corvallis Rename Avery Park?

  Making #blacklivesmatter in Oregon By Joseph Orosco   (July 3, 2015)   (Update 2018:  Since this post was first published there have been many developments in regard to Joseph Avery’s namesake in Corvallis.  In 2016, a process started at Oregon State to investigate the historical legacy of several buildings on campus, including Avery Lodge, to determine whether the figures…
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