Reuven S. Avi-Yonah (Michigan): The Parallel March of the Ginis: How Does Taxation Relate to Inequality and What Can Be Done About It? Robert H. Frank on the vicious circle of income inequality. Dreaming of a better Gini: How do we know income inequality is getting worse? Mark Schmitt on how we should think about the inequality debate. Justin Fox on why we can’t afford to leave inequality to the economists. Chris Willow on why inequality matters. Obama invokes income inequality; Rightbloggers come out in favor. Family wealth lasts for ten to fifteen generations: Alice Robb on the ultimate case for dealing with income inequality before all else. Raj Chetty, Nathaniel Hendren, Patrick Kline, Emmanuel Saez on intergenerational mobility in the US. Everyone likes the idea of equal opportunity — Gregory Clark thinks it’s a fantasy. Mark Thoma on sharing the gains from economic growth. What's the best way to help the poor? Mark Thoma wants to know. What happens when the poor receive a stipend? Moises Velasquez-Manoff investigates. Chris Dillow on who benefits from benefits. Paul Krugman on the myth of the deserving rich (and more), on the populist imperative, on the paranoia of the plutocrats, and on how the realities of class begin to sink in (and more). Ed Kilgore on the one percenter death chamber delusions: No, liberals are not going to start systematically murdering the rich. The 1 percent wins again: The system’s so fixed that a global class war is only a dream. Here’s an ongoing pick-up Internet symposium on the 1%. Billionaire Sam Zell defends another billionaire on a network owned by a billionaire. Richard Eskow on 5 obnoxious libertarian oligarchs who earned fortunes from the government they'd like to destroy.