Pablo A. Mitnik, Erin Cumberworth, and David B. Grusky (Stanford): Social Mobility in a High Inequality Regime. David Callahan on the single best argument against inequality: Inequality undermines growth and hurts everyone. Eduardo Porter on rethinking the rise of inequality. John Cassidy on U.S. inequality in six charts. Zoe Carpenter on how inequality is (literally) killing America. No class warfare, please, we’re Americans: Neil deMause on what we talk about when we talk about inequality. Are computers making society more unequal? Joshua Rothman interviews Tyler Cowen, author of Average Is Over. The future of inequality: John McDermott reviews The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality by Angus Deaton, The American Way of Poverty: How the Other Half Still Lives by Sasha Abramsky, and Average Is Over: Powering America Beyond the Age of the Great Stagnation by Tyler Cowen. John Podesta is starting a research center in Washington to investigate the causes and effects of growing economic inequality, to be called the Washington Center for Equitable Growth and housed at the Center for American Progress (and more by Brad DeLong). Sorry, neoliberals — inequality is driven by greed, not technology: A new study shows low wages are really caused by low minimum wage, weakened unions and the effects of globalization. Thomas O. McGarity on what Obama left out of his inequality speech: Regulation. Dylan Matthews on how the government is the only reason U.S. inequality is so high.

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