income gap http://ijpr.org en The Wealth Gap Examined: "The Divide" http://ijpr.org/post/wealth-gap-examined-divide <p></p><p>Matt Taibbi is not the first person to notice that very few people (can you name even one?) were punished for causing the financial crash of a few years ago.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>But Taibbi, longtime contributor to Rolling Stone, also notices that our prison population is way up, crime is way down, and poverty is increasing.&nbsp;</p><p>And the way he looks at the facts and figures, it's all related: the rich get richer, the poor get punished. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:31:58 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 10819 at http://ijpr.org The Wealth Gap Examined: "The Divide" VENTSday-Closing Income Gap + Setting Up Marijuana Laws http://ijpr.org/post/ventsday-closing-income-gap-setting-marijuana-laws <p>Yet another study shows a widening income gap, this time within Oregon.&nbsp; What would you do to close that gap?</p><p>And both our states may be headed to the ballot once again with measures to legalize marijuana for personal use.&nbsp; How should any such laws be set up to safeguard users and society?&nbsp; These are the topics in this week's VENTSday segment.&nbsp; Wed, 30 Oct 2013 17:39:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 2173 at http://ijpr.org VENTSday-Closing Income Gap + Setting Up Marijuana Laws