Democratic Values and Economic Inequality
Program #MARM008. Recorded in Portland, OR on April 04, 1998.Just when you thought the huge gap between rich and poor could grow no wider, the latest numbers come in. The average CEO now makes 326 times the salary of the average worker. The U.S. has the worse income inequality among industrialized nations. The economic gurus can't explain why the richest country in the world has so many poor. Are vast disparities in wealth consistent with democratic values?
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