‘Income inequality didn’t just happen, it was engineered’

January 18, 2012

Political scientist Paul Pierson of UC Berkeley and Jacob Hacker of Yale say the vast and growing gap between America's haves and have-nots didn't just happen, but was deliberately and politically "engineered." Coauthors of the recent book "Winner-Take-All Politics," the two appeared on the Jan. 13 episode of "Moyers & Company."