Published in CNN | June 17, 2015
Darren Walker on dismantling inequality
By Darren Walker
Around the world today, the greatest threat to justice is inequality.
Inequality is the byproduct of systems and structures—intentional policies and ingrained prejudices—that have over many decades tilted the scales in favor of some, while limiting opportunity for many others.
Here's what we can do: Attack inequality at its roots.
Thanks to the roadmap outlined in Thomas Piketty's bestseller “Capital in the Twenty-First Century” or Joseph Stiglitz's recent report on the importance of shared prosperity, we can identify the origins of inequality.