More Unequal: Aspects of Class in the United States

Authors

  • Michael D. Yates

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14452/MR-059-06-2007-10_1

Keywords:

Political Economy

Abstract

The glaring increase in economic inequality evident in the United States over the past thirty years has finally made it into the pages of the major media. In the past three years, the Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times have each published a series of articles on the subject of class. The growing economic divide has also caught the attention of a few prominent economists, like Joseph Stiglitz and Paul Krugman. Even Treasury secretary Henry Paulson has admitted that inequality is on the rise

Published

2007-11-01

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