Daniel Chomsky teaches political science at Temple University. His work focuses on the mass media decision making, political power and public policy. His research has been published in Media, Culture & Society, Political Communication, Critical Studies in Media Communication, Law & Society Review, and other journals.
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A recent New York Times article observed that Americans want action to address inequality. 2016 presidential candidates from both parties also acknowledge that inequality is a pressing concern. But not one of the candidates has proposed to do anything meaningful about it, sharing wealthy Americans’ (understandable) opposition to any solution (Scheiber 2015). Perhaps nothing has been done because there is nothing to do about it.