A century after violent efforts to suppress resistance to class exploitation, the nation has learned to think about people and the economy with a language that favors the wealthy and elides issues of power.
How unequal have we become in the United States? Why are we so unequal? In our current globalized economy, is a more equal America even plausible?
Growing Apart, a new Inequality.Org interactive publication, offers answers both compelling and comprehensive. This new guide by historian Colin Gordon explores the many dimensions of our contemporary inequality and zeroes in on the changes — and lapses — in public policy that have widened our great economic divides, especially across the last generation.
Start exploring Growing Apart.