This preoccupation with inequality is not confined to those associated with the egalitarian left. On the contrary, many mainstream politicians and economists, including some high-profile ones, are pushing it hard. US President Barack Obama has himself gone a long way down this road.
Inequality did not cause the crisis
Widening inequality in the US since the 1970s should be seen as a symptom, rather than a cause, of a fundamental economic malaise.
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