Everybody wants to move up in this world.
And they're not afraid to show it.
Go west, young man.
[credit provider=”Wikimedia/Carlos Julião” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AJuliao01.JPG”] Here’s a finding that would have made for great occupy sign last year: American income inequality may be more severe today than it was way back in 1774 — even if you factor in slavery.That stat’s not actually as crazy (or demoralizing) as it sounds, but […]
You are what you eat, and you eat where you live.
[credit provider=”peter curbishley via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/peter_curb/4398525825/”] Like Ross Douthat, I’ve been following the recent blog conversation about income inequality and income mobility. I’m not going to summarize the arguments about how closely they’re connected–you should read Ross’s excellent post for a good overview.And I’m certainly not going to insert myself […]