Jacob Hacker on Income Inequality

December 16, 2011

Income inequality has reached historical proportions in the U.S.  But does Wall Street really deserve all the blame?  Jacob Hacker points the finger at federal public policy decisions.  he's the co-author of Winner Take All Politics:  How Washington Made the Rich Richer -- and Turned its Back on the Middle Class.  Hacker directs Yale's Institute for Social and Policy Studies. 

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WHERE DOES THIS END?
IN TIME TO RESURRECT A MIDDLE*CLASS?
HOW URGENT?
DON'T JUST STAND THERE!
WHICH RICH 'PUBLICAN WILL RIDE2THERESCUE?
WHO WILL "TRUMP" THAT?
"FULLCONFRONTALNEWTITY"?
BISHOPMITTWITT?
"GIVEU.S.BREAK!"

POLICY?
WHO MAKES POLICY?
NOT 999...99.9%
WHO INTRODUCES,ENACTS,RECONCILES,REGULATES,ENFORCES LAWS THAT MAKE WHAT WOULD BE ILLEGAL FOR U&ME INTO LAISSEZ-FAIRE LEGAL LIBERALISM FOR THE "PIGS @ THETROUGH"?