Political Nutz

Observations on the pathetic state of American politics

Growing Income Inequality Explained

The January/February issue of Foreign Affairs serves up an excellent summary of the studies of political scientists Jacob Hacker and Paul Pierson and their explanation of the historic and still growing income gulf between the super wealthy and the rest of us.  The article is worth reading:

Hacker and Pierson’s book  is entitled Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer–And Turned its Back on the Rest of Us.

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