Can The U.S. Tackle Income Inequality?

Congratulations on "Inequality" (Cover Story, Aug. 15). You highlight an area of economic distress which, for far too long, has been ignored. The Council of Economic Advisors noted earlier this year that worsening inequality poses a "...threat to the social fabric that has long bound Americans together." It will take a staunch commitment by Congress, the Administration, and the American people to adopt policies and programs needed to rectify this gross inequality.

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