Getting People to Care About Economic Inequality

The conversation about economic inequality in the United States is one we need to be having. The disparities between those who have the most and those who have the least just keep growing. And although people recognize the realities of wealth inequalities, they vastly underestimate it. For example, when researchers have asked the general population about racial economic equality, respondents believe we’ve made way more progress than we actually have (primarily because they believe the current situation is more equitable than it actually is). ….[READ]