Thursday, February 9, 2012

Politics and money: it's winner take all

THURSDAY 2/9/12- The guilty party for income inequality is none of the usual suspects you hear about on talk radio and cable--such as globalization, changing technology, or disparities in education--but is America's money-addicted and change-resistant political system, and the super-rich who figured out how to make that system pad their wallets. That’s according to Paul Pierson, Professor of Political Science at the University of California at Berkeley, and author of WINNER-TAKE-ALL POLITICS: How Washington Made the Rich Richer And Turned Its Back on the Middle Class.

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