Did federal government policy create the Great Divergence? (1) – By Timothy Noah – Slate Magazine

September 11, 2010

Income inequality is actually declining in Latin America even as it continues to increase in the United States. Economically speaking, the richest nation on earth is starting to resemble a banana republic. The main difference is that the United States is big enough to maintain geographic distance between the villa-dweller and the beggar. http://www.slate.com/id/2266025/entry/2266026/

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