"We have an education system that is very dependent on where you live,
where you live is very dependent on what you can afford . . . "
-Joseph Stigliz, 2:00 minute mark
3 Minute Video Below
Nobel Prize winning economist, professor at Columbia University, author of "The Price of Inequality," Joseph Stigliz, points to education's role in the growth of inequality in the US. and vice-versa.
Spoiler alert: It ain't a pretty picture.
Correction: quote in top of post was reported without the word "system" after education and was corrected within minutes after posting
- OECD Report on Growing Global Economic Inequality
- Department of "WTF?!?!": Education Gap Weblogging (delong.typepad.com)
- Celebrating Inequality by George Packer via NYTIMES
- The Paradox of Wealth by Joe Ganem via The Daily Riff