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Is Political Inequality the Worst Kind?


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Is Political Inequality the Worst Kind?

Sheila Kennedy

There is enormous focus these days on economic inequality, and for good reason. The gap between the top 1 percent and other Americans is growing, the middle class that built the country and ensured social stability is shrinking, and the likely consequences of those phenomena aren’t pretty.


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"It’s bad enough that lawmakers see fit to erect barriers to voting rather than making it easier. But the most serious denial of democratic equality comes through partisan gerrymandering that produces an abundance of “safe” seats and eliminates voter choice."

Correction: Its bad enough that REPUBLICAN lawmakers see fit to erect barriers to voting, etc.