Headlines from the AM’s NY Times:
Top Earners Doubled Share of Nation’s Income, Study Finds
New Poll Finds a Deep Distrust of Government
Broadly speaking, I worry that most Americans now believe that key institutions and societal functions that we count on to improve our living standards, offset market failures, break down mobility barriers, protect the vulnerable, provide the information we need to make good choices–government, schools, the media, corporations, job creation–are failing us.
And they’re more right than wrong.