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The Resource Born on third base : a one percenter makes the case for tackling inequality, bringing wealth home, and committing to the common good, Chuck Collins

Born on third base : a one percenter makes the case for tackling inequality, bringing wealth home, and committing to the common good, Chuck Collins

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Born on third base : a one percenter makes the case for tackling inequality, bringing wealth home, and committing to the common good
Title
Born on third base
Title remainder
a one percenter makes the case for tackling inequality, bringing wealth home, and committing to the common good
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Chuck Collins
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eng
Summary
As inequality grabs headlines, steals the show in presidential debates, and drives deep divides between the haves and have nots in America, class war brews. On one side, the wealthy wield power and advantage, wittingly or not, to keep the system operating in their favor?all while retreating into enclaves that separate them further and further from the poor and working class. On the other side, those who find it increasingly difficult to keep up or get ahead lash out?waging a rhetorical war against the rich and letting anger and resentment, however justifiable, keep us from seeing new potential solutions. But can we suspend both class wars long enough to consider a new way forward? Is it really good for anyone that most of society's wealth is pooling at the very top of the wealth ladder? Does anyone, including the one percent, really want to live in a society plagued by economic apartheid? It is time to think differently, says longtime inequality expert and activist Chuck Collins. Born into the one percent, Collins gave away his inheritance at 26 and spent the next three decades mobilizing against inequality. He uses his perspective from both sides of the divide to deliver a new narrative. Collins calls for a ceasefire and invites the wealthy to come back home, investing themselves and their wealth in struggling communities.? And he asks the non-wealthy to build alliances with the one percent and others at the top of the wealth ladder. Stories told along the way explore the roots of advantage, show how taxpayers subsidize the wealthy, and reveal how charity, used incorrectly, can actually reinforce extreme inequality. Readers meet pioneers who are crossing the divide to work together in new ways, including residents in the author's own Boston-area neighborhood who have launched some of the most interesting community transition efforts in the nation. In the end, Collins's national and local solutions not only challenge inequality but also respond to climate change and offer an unexpected, fresh take on one of our most intransigent problems
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1959-
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Collins, Chuck
Dewey number
303.48/40973
Index
index present
LC call number
HC110.W4
LC item number
C64 2016eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Collins, Chuck
  • Collins, Chuck
  • Rich people
  • Philanthropists
  • Income distribution
  • Poverty
  • Wealth
  • Social responsibility of business
  • Humanitarianism
  • Humanitarianism
  • Income distribution
  • Philanthropists
  • Poverty
  • Rich people
  • Social responsibility of business
  • Wealth
  • United States
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Born on third base : a one percenter makes the case for tackling inequality, bringing wealth home, and committing to the common good, Chuck Collins
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: time to come home -- I heart the 1 percent -- Proceed with empathy -- Cracking hearts open -- I didn't do it alone -- In the same boat: on the road with Bill Gates -- The privilege drug -- The greatest subsidized generation -- Black wealth, brown wealth, white wealth -- Unequal opportunity -- Miro in the bathroom: encounters with the charitable industrial complex -- When charity disrupts justice -- The moment we are in -- A stake in the common good -- Neighborhood real security -- Community resilience -- Bringing wealth home -- Open-hearted wealth -- Wealthy, come home -- All hands on deck -- Conclusion: I'm from Bloomfield Hills
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1 online resource.
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online
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9781603586849
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rdamedia
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c
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remote
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9C070617-1606-4C6E-9646-9AF0916FD3A9
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  • ocn959282230
  • (OCoLC)959282230
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Born on third base : a one percenter makes the case for tackling inequality, bringing wealth home, and committing to the common good, Chuck Collins
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: time to come home -- I heart the 1 percent -- Proceed with empathy -- Cracking hearts open -- I didn't do it alone -- In the same boat: on the road with Bill Gates -- The privilege drug -- The greatest subsidized generation -- Black wealth, brown wealth, white wealth -- Unequal opportunity -- Miro in the bathroom: encounters with the charitable industrial complex -- When charity disrupts justice -- The moment we are in -- A stake in the common good -- Neighborhood real security -- Community resilience -- Bringing wealth home -- Open-hearted wealth -- Wealthy, come home -- All hands on deck -- Conclusion: I'm from Bloomfield Hills
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781603586849
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
9C070617-1606-4C6E-9646-9AF0916FD3A9
System control number
  • ocn959282230
  • (OCoLC)959282230

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