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What's wrong with predistribution


  • Lane Kenworthy

    1. Professor of sociology and political science at the University of Arizona. His books include Social Democratic America (2014 forthcoming), Progress for the Poor (2011), Jobs with Equality (2008) and Egalitarian Capitalism (2004).
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Lane Kenworthy questions whether predistribution is up to the task of ensuring a fair distribution of incomes and says that the best way to tackle the squeeze in wages is through good old-fashioned public insurance.

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