Dec 15, 2022
(NOTE: This episode was republished due to a flaw in the original file. Apologies if your were among the afflicted)
Income inequality has been blamed for the rise in populism and political polarization over the last decade, but is the link causal or coincidental? In this episode, Nolan McCarty of Princeton University explains the evidence linking income inequality with polarization, and how this trend began long before the rise of the Occupy Movement, the Tea Party, and Donald Trump.
You can find Nolan's study here: https://www.princeton.edu/~nmccarty/ineqpold.pdf
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