Monday, October 30, 2017

AMERICAN INEQUALITY - Growing Up in an Unequal Economy

"Where you grow up matters in an unequal economy.  Here's how." PBS NewsHour 10/26/2017

Sad to say this, but.... kidding.

"When inequality is the general rule in society, the greatest inequalities attract no attention." - Alexis de Tocqueville


SUMMARY:  Is geographic mobility the key to moving up the economic ladder?  Economists are finding that the odds no longer favor American kids in doing better than their parents, but some hope that uprooting their families and moving to safer streets with better schools will guarantee a brighter economic future.  Economics correspondent Paul Solman explores the link between location and inequality.

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