Tag Archives: Wealth Disparity

Part II in My Series of Op-Eds on Fiscal & Monetary Policy

income inequaltiy

American wealth disparity now exceeds the vast chasm of the Gilded Age, immediately before the Great Depression. Income inequality in the U.S. is so extensive that our own CIA compares us to such kleptocracies as Cameroon and Russia. Why is this?  Few want to live in a society of extreme “haves” and “have nots.”  That’s[read more]