How We Got Economic Inequality and Why the President Needs to Talk About It

January 27, 2014

The president faces a choice of rhetoric on Tuesday night – but that choice is not just about political gamesmanship.  It will have serious policy implications.  But there is also an issue of simple credibility.  The American people are watching, and they are furious about inequality.  Large majorities in poll after poll want a more progressive tax system, accountability for bankers, less power in public life for corporations and the rich, and most of all, higher wages.      

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