Monday, August 11, 2014

Unequal Treatment of Equals


Excerpted From NY Times
August 7, 2014

Inequality Is a Drag

By PAUL KRUGMAN

. . . "Think about it. Do talented children in low-income American families have the same chance to make use of their talent — to get the right education, to pursue the right career path — as those born higher up the ladder? Of course not. Moreover, this isn’t just unfair, it’s expensive. Extreme inequality means a waste of human resources. 

And government programs that reduce inequality can make the nation as a whole richer, by reducing that waste."

To read the entire opinion piece, go to 
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/08/opinion/paul-krugman-inequality-is-a-drag.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss


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