This and that for your Tuesday reading.
– Joseph Stiglitz reminds us that inequality isn’t an inevitability, but a choice favoured (and lobbied for) by the few who want to remove themselves from the general public: (W)idening income and wealth inequality in America is part of a trend seen across the Western world. A 2011 . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: Tuesday Morning Links
Paul Wells offers a note of warning for the Libs in recruiting Chrystia Freeland as a candidate. But I see a greater problem for Freeland herself in pursuing the role.
It’s not hard to see how Freeland might seem appealing as a means of papering over the Libs’ disconnection from the general public: Chrystia Freeland, . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: On coopting
Miscellaneous material for your mid-week reading.
– Martin Kirk discusses the role governments play in allowing and facilitating the extraction of a substantial portion of the world’s wealth to tax havens (h/t to thwap): Tax theft is endemic all over the world. It is organised through an intricate system of tax havens; the PR around . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: Wednesday Morning Links