January 30, 2012

JAMES Q. WILSON: Angry About Inequality? Don’t Blame The Rich. “We could reduce income inequality by trying to curtail the financial returns of education and the number of women in the workforce — but who would want to do that? The real income problem in this country is not a question of who is rich, but rather of who is poor. Among the bottom fifth of income earners, many people, especially men, stay there their whole lives.”