Foreign Affairs Focus: Economic Inequality With Jacob Hacker

Gideon Rose, the editor of Foreign Affairs, and Jacob Hacker, the director of the Institution for Social and Policy Studies and Stanley B. Resor Professor of Political Science at Yale University, explore why income inequality has risen so significantly in the United States.

Those who argue that globalization and technological advancement are behind this trend overlook the role of lobbying and deliberate policy decisions.

Read a review of Hacker's book, "Winner-Take-All Politics" here.

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