Inequality By Design

• The economic struggles of the middle-class since the late 70s are not just the result of globalization and technology.

• The corporate and financial sectors have organized and financed a long series of changes that tilt government policies in their favor: tax laws, deregulation, corporate governance, the safety net, etc.

• In the past three decades big business mobilized on a massive scale to become more active in Washington, consolidating political clout and eroding the government’s ability to respond to the middle-class’ needs.

• This tiny group of monied interests thrived during the last recession (which they created), while the rest of the country suffered.

Fast Track to Inequality