Facts about inequality: paraphrased from Angus Deaton’s book,” The Great Escape” The Facts about inequality: Poor people do not choose to be poor The unemployed are miserable and demoralized without work The GDP is a well meaning statistic that doesn’t measure the 99% struggling at the bottom of income distribution Labor unions have declined in … More The Voice of Joyce: excerpts : ” The Great Escape”
Say No, to Clinton! The thought grabs many , I’m sure. Her network of well connected friends will keep inequality alive. The top 1% didn’t get there based on merit, they got their money by helping each other and sitting on their friends Boards. How can you decline compensation for a friend? Worse, she … More The voice of Joyce: Be angry, the system is rigged!
Based on the evidence of three economists ; Thomas Piketty, Angus Deaton, & Joseph Stiglitz , our” State of Inequality” will continue unchecked unless and until , ” we the people”, understand what led us to Economic stagnation and we determine to unify and agree upon the solutions . To further understand our predicament … More The voice of Joyce: Choose Democracy
Dear Followers: As an active member of our Israel Committee, I’d like to invite anyone who wishes to join me to this event on Sunday , March 6th @1:30 pm at the SWFS. Looking forward to seeing you there! Our event: “Above and Beyond”: Film Screening and Presentation Sunday, March 06, 2016, … More The Voice of Joyce: Movie & Friends of the IDF @SWFS 3/6/16
Dear followers: Anyone in the neighborhood , who wishes to attend The Annual Schwartz Glodstein Lecture on Rabbi Stephan Wise and the history of spirituality from his time till now, is welcome to attend services and lunch at my temple, tomorrow? 10:30am Stephan Wise Free Synagogue. I’ll be there. Saturday, February 27, 10:00 … More the Voice of Joyce: Event @SWFS tomorrow
I’ve been thinking about “taxation without representation.” Everyone in the World has been thinking about it from the butcher, the baker, to the local pub owner. We know times “they are a changing”, when folks all over the Globe are focusing on “their State of Inequality”. In Wales, a community of 2900 is fighting the … More The Voice of Joyce: taxation without representation
Why not reform Corporate taxation policy? Stop the race to the bottom by paying low wages and encouraging State’s to compete with each other, by luring business away from another State, by offering a better (lower) tax deal for 10 yrs? If you are serious about lowering the Federal Debt, increase revenue by taxing … More The voice of Joyce: Corporate Taxation: ” How low can you go?”