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Accidental Deliberations: Monday Morning Links

Miscellaneous material to start your week.- Alana Semuels examines new research showing a decline in U.S. social mobility within an individual’s working life:Carr and Wiemers used earnings data to measure how fluidly people move up and down the income… . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: Monday Morning Links

Accidental Deliberations: Tuesday Morning Links

This and that for your Tuesday reading.

– Martin O’Neill and Rick Pearce interview Thomas Piketty about possible policy responses to growing inequality: [Martin O’Neill]…(D)o you think that the response to the increase in inequality might be one that explores the sorts of avenues that Meade opened up, and doesn’t just rely on mechanisms of . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: Tuesday Morning Links

Parchment in the Fire: Preparing for the Perfect Storm: Neoliberal Authoritarianism in an Age of Austerity

Two noteworthy news items for this week:

First, the Guardian ran an article last week regarding the soon to be published Social Mobility and Child Poverty report on, well, social moblity and child poverty in the UK. According to the paper, leaked findings of the report indicate a gloomy future for the children of . . . → Read More: Parchment in the Fire: Preparing for the Perfect Storm: Neoliberal Authoritarianism in an Age of Austerity

Accidental Deliberations: Friday Morning Links

Assorted content to end your week.

– Miles Corak comments on how inequality undercuts social mobility. And Joseph Stiglitz highlights the fact that the vast majority of people hold a strong interest in not having their path to a secure and successful life blocked by a wall of upper-class money.

– If there’s anything the . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: Friday Morning Links