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Does inequality matter? Arguments against its corrosive effects rarely come as cogently and powerfully expressed as in this rousing exposé.
Robert Reich, who served in the Ford, Carter and Clinton administrations, charts the history of America’s rich/poor divide and argues the status quo is not sustainable. But this is not just an American story: the UK is one of the most unequal countries in the developed world, with the five richest families now having more wealth than 20% of the population. What are the root causes of inequality and what can we do about it?