Income Inequality: Causes and Possible Solutions


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It's been 50 years since Lyndon Johnson declared a war on poverty. This hour we'll look at who's winning and losing.

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Senator Rob Portman recently spoke about the gap between rich and poor, and called on Republicans to embrace a “constructive conservative” stance to address it. Everyone agrees that poverty is a growing problem, but solutions are contentious. This hour we’ll look at the history and possible cures to economic inequality.


  • Dr. Steven Conn is a professor of history at OSU, editor of  To Promote the General Welfare: The Case for Big Government
  • Zach Schiller is research director of Policy Matters Ohio
  • Salim Furth is the senior policy analyst in macroeconomics at The Heritage Foundation’s Center for Data Analysis

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