Thursday, April 2, 2015

Here is a psychological explanation for why the people let the Duces get away with tax breaks for the rich

Americans know that some income inequality is ideal, but grossly underestimate how unequal things are in the US. We all think that social mobility is a good thing and that we have it in the US - but we do not know how little mobility actually exists. And all this is OK because we believe in the American dream. Check out this article from Salon.com for a readable account of psychological research on inequality and our beliefs about it.

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