PS201 Storage/Inequality

Doug Clark – Political Science / History

Back to Instructor Webpages

Domhoff, Power in America
Domhoff, Wealth, Income and Power
Guardian, Neoliberalism: The Root of our Problem

Neil Irwin, Rich People Are Living Longer....
Timothy Egan, The Deserving Rich and the Deserving Poor
Peter Buffet, The Charitable Industrial Complex
Richard Wilkinson, How Economic Inequality Harms Societies
Sabrian Tarvernese, More Conflict Seen Between Rich and Poor
Jason DeParle, Harder for Americans to Rise From Lower Rungs  φ
NYTimes Sunday Dialogue, Mobility and Inequality in Today's America
Lowenstein, The Inequality Conundrum
Franklin Roosevelt, Economic Bill of Rights
Eduardo Porter, Inequality Undermines Democracy
Andrew Kohut, Don't Mind the Inequality Gap
Andrew Gelman, Do We Hate the Rich or Don't We?
Pew Research, OWS and Inequality
White House, Rise and Consequences of Inequality
SLATE, The United States of Inequality 
ROOM-for-DEBATE, Rising Wealth Inequality: Should We Care? 
Adam Davidson, The Purpose of Spectacular Wealth
National Affairs, How to Think About Inequality 
Adam Davidson, It's Not Just About the Millionaires
Thomas Edsall, Let's Not Talk About Inequality   φ
Mark Bittman, The 20 Million

NYTimes, The Rush to Abandon the Poor
Juliet Lapidos, Who Are the 47%? 
Stiglitz, Inequality is Holding Back the Recovery
Stiglitz, Singapore's Lessons for an Unequal America
Stiglitz, Tax System Stacked Against the 99 Percent
Uwe Reinhardt, The Culprit Behind High US Health Care Prices
NYTimes, Extreme Budget Cuts of 2014
Jennifer Silva, Young and Isolated
Rebecca Strauss, Schooling Ourselves in an Unequal America
Katherine Newman, In the South and West, A Tax on Being Poor
Jackie Calmes, Obama Says Income Gap Fraying Social Fabric
Robert Putnam, Crumbling American Dreams   φ
NYTimes, How Technology Wrecks the Middle Class
Juliet Lapidos, The Rich Got Richer  Φ

James Heckman, Lifelines for Poor Children   Φ
Robert Reich, American Bile   Φ
Richard Reeves, The Glass-Floor Problem  Φ
Daniel Goleman, Rich People Just Care Less
Joseph Stiglitz, Inequality Is a Choice  Φ
Jonathan Cowen,
The Middle Class Gets Wise
Charles Blow, Billionaires Row and Welfare Lines  Φ
Thomas McGarity, What Obama Left Out of His Inequality Speech
Shamus Kahn, We Are Not All In This Together
Bill Keller, Inequality for Dummies
Joseph Stiglitz, In No One We Trust
Samuel Bowles, One Nation Under Guard
A Fairer Pay System---Letters
Judith Warner, To Reduce Inequality, Start With Familiies
Joseph Stiglitz, Inequality Is Not Inevitable
Manny Fernandez, Boom Meets Bust in Texas
NYTimes, Nation's Economy This Side of the Recession
Richard Reeves, Understanding Social Mobility
Richard Reeves, Classless America?
Ncholas Kristof, The Best Way to Beat Poverty
     Letters: Helping the Needy
Eugene Weekly, Inequality for All 
Nolan McCarty, The Political Roots of Inequality
Nicholas Kristof, Inequality Is a Choice 
Michael Krause, American Dream or Mirage?
The Best and Worst Places to Grow Up
Peter Georgescu, Capitalists Arise: We Need To Deal With Income Inequality
NYTimes, The Soaring Price of Political Access
Eduardo Porter, What the Debate on Inequality is Missing 
The Stone, What's Wrong With Inequality? φ

Eric Schuck, Debunking Economic Myths
Michael Grabell, How Not to Revive an Economy
Ross Douthat, Can the Working Class be Saved?
Nicholas Kristof, Beyond Pelvic Politics
       Brian McFadden, The Strip

Benyamin Appelbaum, Even Critics of Safety Net Depend on It  
Nicholas Kristof,
The White Underclass
Paul Krugman, The Austerity Debacle
Room-for-Debate, FDR Warned Us--Public Sector Unions?
Gar Alperovitz, Worker-Owners of America, Unite?
Thomas Friedman, Did You Hear the One About the Bankers?
Conrad De Aenlle, The Push to Lower Corporate Tax Rates
Jeffrey Winters, Oligarchy and Democracy 
America's Primal Scream
Gary Gutting, Corporations, People and Truth 
We Thought They Wanted to be Like Buffet
Thomas Friedman, A Progressive in the Age of Austerity

The Federal Reserve System
JK Galbraith, The Managers Have Stolen Capitalism

Freeman, "A Tale of Two Theories"
Clark, Notes on the Creation of the United States
Clark, Notes on Economic Development and Expansion
Clark, Notes on Modernization and Its Complications 

Clark, Profile of the Gilded Age
Clark, Notes on Progressivism
Clark, Notes on the New Deal
NY Times, Intervention is Bold, But Has A Basis in History
Greenhouse, Will the Safety Net Catch Economy's Casualties? 
Jorge Castaneda, On the Middle Class, Lessons from Latin America
ardo Porter, The 1 Percent Club's Misguided Protectors
NYTimes, The New Resentment of the Poor

WP Magazine, The Myth of American Productivity
NYTimes, Dissent in the Jobs Council
Thomas Friedman, Average Is Over
Paul Krugman, Destructive Austerity
Sabrina Tavernise, Education Gaps Grows Between Rich and Poor
Sunday Dialogue, Uniting the Country Through National Service
     David Brooks, The Great Divorce
David Firestone, Rick Santorum and the Politics of Theology
Stanley Fish, Obama and Fairness
Pew Trust, Perception of Conflict Between Rich and Poor
Gallup, Prioritizing Wealth Gap
William Galston, Why Obama's New Populism May Sink His Campaign
David Bornstein, In the Fight Against Poverty, Time for a Revolution
Kahlenberg/Marvit, A Civil Right to Unionize
Century Foundation, Civil Right to Unionize Video
Paul Krugman, Four Fiscal Phonies

Charles Murray, Narrowing the New Class Divide
      Narrowing, Letters
Thomas Edsall, The Reproduction of Privilege
Steven Rattner, The Rich Get Even Richer
Lisa McGirr, The New Suburban Poverty 
Andrew Kohut, Don't Mind the Gap
Stanley Fish, Fair is Fair
Kevin Kruse, For God So Loved the 1 Percent
NYTimes, Shrinking Corporate Tax Rates 
NYTimes, Avoiding Taxes 
Charles Duhigg, How Apple Sidesteps Millions in Taxes
William Deresiewicz, Capitalists and Other Psychopaths
Robert Semple, Where the Trough Is Overflowing
Benyamin Appelbaum, Family Net Worth Drops
David Firestone, Taxes Are Not a Charitable Donation
Laura Tyson, Income Inequality and Educational Opportunity
Clayton Christiansen, A Capitalist's Dilemma
Stephanie Coontz, The Not-So-Good Old Days
Paul Krugman, Profits Without Production
Krugman, Sympathy for the Luddites
Steve Erlanger, A Proud Nation Ponders How to Slow Its Decline
NYTimes, A Governor Battles Against Ruinous Tax Cuts
Mark Rank, Poverty in America is Mainstream
Steven Rattner, The Myth of Industrial Rebound
NYTimes, Medicine as a Business
Gregory Clark, Your Ancestors, Your Fate 
Paul Krugman, The Hammock Fallacy
Paul Krugman, The Real Poverty Trap
Cowen/Kessler, Capitalize Workers!
Neil Irwin, Why We're All Crony Capitalists
Josh Barro, If You Cut Taxes, You Get Less Tax Revenue
Alan Flippen, What are the Hardest Places to Live in the US?
NYTimes, Kansas' Ruinous Tax Cuts
Brookings, The Federal Debt---3 Minutes
Clifford Krauss, A New American Oil Bonanza
Steve Greenhouse, More Workers are Claiming Wage-Theft
Room-for-Debate, Pocketing Profits or Reinvesting Them?

NYTimes: The iPhone Economy

Political Analysis:
Brookings, Social Mobility Memos and Blogs
Ross Douthat, Government and Its Rivals

Matt Bai, The Framing Wars 
Clark, Logical Thinking

Other pages in this section: Best Commentary | Coalitions/Interest Groups | Economy | Edsall | Education Politics | Environment/Storage | Foreign Policy Issues | Global Order | Globalization Politics | Guns | Health Politics | Human Rights | Ideas and Propositions | IDENTITIES | Immigration | Labor | Middle East | Nat/Pop Politics | Political Science and History Courses | POTUS/Trumpism | PS201 Issue Summaries | PS201 Political Problem Discussions | PS201 State of the Nation | PS201 Syllabus '18 | PS204 Comparisons/Europe | PS204 Discussion Papers | PS204 Research Dialogue #1 | PS204 Research Dialogue #2 | PS205 Geopolitical R&D | PS375 Policy Topics | PS375/Storage | PS375H Syllabus '18 | PS375H, Civil Rights/Public Policies | Public Policy Storage | Public/Private | Resistance | SCOTUS | Storage: National Security | Terrorism | Theory/History of Ideas | Video | Vietnam at 50 | Voting and Elections | WW I/Red Centenary

Other sections in this website: Syllabi | History
Show all of Doug Clark's web pages.

Instructors can Logon here