Chrystia Freeland, author of Plutocracy, examines the widening chasm between the ultra-rich and the rest of the population, the causes of the disparity, and the potentially devastating effects. Yet she leaves her audience with a reason to remain hopeful. getAbstract recommends her candid oration to the 99% who are wondering what’s happening to their paycheck.
In this summary, you will learn
- What factors accelerate global income inequality,
- How the plutocracy preserves its power and interests,
- Why the middle class is suffering as a result and
- How to achieve a more equitable distribution of wealth in the future.
About the Speaker
Chrystia Freeland wrote Plutocrats, a Financial Times Best Book of 2012.