Economic Inequality and Political Power (Part 3 of 3)

In response to the disproportionate influence of the well-off that I document in Affluence & Influence some have argued that policy reflects (and perhaps… Read More

Economic Inequality and Political Power (Part 2 of 3)

In my previous post I discussed the lack of government responsiveness to the middle-class and the poor, when their policy preferences diverge from those… Read More

Economic Inequality and Political Power (Part 1 of 3)

In a democracy, all citizens–the rich, middle-class, poor alike–must have some ability to influence what their government does. Few people would expect that influence to… Read More