Divided: The Perils of Our Growing Inequality

Divided: The Perils of Our Growing Inequality


Praised as a “page-turner…just the type of highlight that's wanted” (Counterpunch) and “a effective chronicle of America’s ‘extreme inequality’” (Kirkus Reviews), Divided collects the writings of top students, activists, and journalists—including Elizabeth Warren, President Barack Obama, Joseph E. Stiglitz, Paul Krugman, and Barbara Ehrenreich—to offer an illuminating, multifaceted examine the most urgent matters dealing with the US today.

According to Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist David Cay Johnston, so much american citizens, in inflation-adjusted phrases, at the moment are again to the typical source of revenue of 1966. Shockingly, from 2009 to 2011 a 3rd of the entire elevated source of revenue in a land of three hundred million humans went to simply 30,000 of them, whereas the ground ninety percentage observed their source of revenue fall. but during this so much unequal of constructed international locations, each point of inequality is still hotly contested and poorly understood.

Exploring parts as assorted as schooling, justice, wellbeing and fitness care, social mobility, and political illustration, this is a necessary resource—“an quintessential consultant to the motives and results of the becoming wealth hole” (World vast Work)—for a person who cares in regards to the way forward for the USA and compelling facts that inequality might be missed no longer.

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