The Yale economist says rising inequality was a major cause of America’s economic problems, and that little is being done to reduce the disparities. He gives us a reading list to understand how we got to here
I was glad to see that Adam Smith’s The Theory of Moral Sentiments was included in his book recommendations.
The Lessons of History by Will and Ariel Durant—1968
This is less a book review and more an outline of the Durant’s remarkable little summary. It is one of my favorite non-fiction books, although that is often a moving target. It’s also fodder for further exploration and possibly forthcoming essays. All items emphasized are mine, not the authors.