Ezra Klein of the Washington Post Hoists the Jolly Roger and Opens Fire on the Post's Editorial Section--on Fred Hiatt and His Bizarre Decision to Publish Danielle Allen
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More Second Gilded Age Blogging

Via Paul Krugman:

Even more gilded: With everything else going on, the latest inequality numbers from Emmanuel Saez, now updated to 2007, didn’t get much attention. But they’re truly amazing:

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That means that the top 1-10,000 of the American income distribution receives 6% of pretax household income--meaning that their average income is 600 times that of the average.

Time for a more progressive income taz, is what I am saying...

The curious thing is that Emmanuel's office is only 7 doors north down the hall, yet I have to find out about this via a loop to New Jersey...