Toxic Inequality in the United States: economic inequality and racial injustice driving ugly politics

18 January 2018

Speaker: Professor Thomas Shapiro
Discussant: Zamila Bunglawala
Chair: Professor Lucinda Platt 

This lecture was based on Thomas Shapiro's book Toxic Inequality, which examines a powerful and unprecedented convergence in the United States: historic and rising levels of wealth and income inequality in an era of stalled mobility, intersecting with a widening racial wealth gap, all against the backdrop of changing racial and ethnic demographics.

This event was funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

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