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To Save Democracy, Fight Inequality

Rising inequality has transformed our political and economic systems, fueling sociopolitical unrest worldwide. Future generations will be shocked that we tolerated such extreme levels of social injustice, just as we are horrified by our ancestors’ acceptance of practices such as slavery.

ITHACA, NEW YORK – In these tumultuous times, it often feels like one shock quickly eclipses another. Before one problem can be solved, another crisis emerges. Just a few weeks ago, the war in Ukraine dominated headlines, but the recent outbreak of violence between Israel and Hamas has since taken center stage.