Bloom and Bust

Regional Inequality is out of control. Here's how to reverse it.

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Media Outlet: Washington Monthly

Phil Longman wrote in the Washington Monthly about the United States' spiraling regional inequality and the policy decisions that caused it. 

Despite all the attention focused these days on the fortunes of the “1 percent,” our debates over inequality still tend to ignore one of its most politically destabilizing and economically destructive forms. This is the growing, and historically unprecedented, economic divide that has emerged in recent decades among the different regions of the United States.

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Phillip Longman was policy director and managing editor of New America’s Open Markets program.