Where We Live: Income Inequality and Economic Growth
The elections are shaping up to be largely about the issue of income inequality
The November elections are shaping up to be largely about the issue of income inequality.
Some call it class warfare - but authors of an IMF report say it might just be a fight over America’s economic future. They show that inequality hinders long-term economic growth.
Then, there’s the question of Washington’s role in the growing inequality. When the typical member of congress is worth 9 times more than the typical voter, it can be asked - “are they really in tune with the problem?”
Join the conversation with Yale political scientist Jacob Hacker.