As economic divides fan the flames of Brexit and Trumpism, a free market fundamentalist clings to the view that inequality is merely part of the natural order.
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.