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The Price of Inequality: How Today’s Divided Society Endangers Our Future

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A forceful argument against America’s vicious circle of growing inequality by the Nobel Prize–winning economist. America currently has the most inequality, and the least equality of opportunity, among the advanced countries. While market forces play a role in this stark picture, politics has shaped those market forces. In this best-selling book, Nobel Prize–winning economist Joseph E. Stiglitz exposes the efforts of well-heeled interests to compound their wealth in ways that have stifled true…

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Trump voters: We did hear you; we just thought better of you(r/politics)

> Hillary Clinton did offer a jobs program, a debt free college tuition plan, a middle-class tax cut, etc. All of these would have helped the Trump voters far more than the urban poor or coastal elites.

This is the part that kills me, and have been screaming it from the roof tops for years.

sigh

I just don’t ‘get it. The majority of Republicans/Trump supporters vote against their own self interest. They keep fighting for those that make it worse for them at almost every turn. Trump/Republicans want to make this, worse, as a fix!

It is absolutely killing most of us (9 out of 10 of us), and yet, they continue to believe poor people are draining this nation’s resources instead of the exact opposite. All of our hard work over the last 30 years has done not one damned thing more than make very wealthy people even more wealthy.

It’s insane.

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Joseph E. Stiglitz

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W. W. Norton & Company

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The Price of Inequality: How Today’s Divided Society Endangers Our Future

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