'There are both ethical and political reasons for wanting to address the growing gap between rich and poor, according to experts ranging from economists and political scientists to social workers and activists."
"What's driving this increase? And does the unprecedented dominance of capitalism mean that there are no longer countervailing forces to stop inequality's rise? Or might a self-regulating mechanism eventually reduce it, even in a capitalist world?"
"The present research seeks to further examine this relationship over time and across a variety of measures that encompass behavioral, physical, and mental health, in order to pinpoint which areas of health seem most affected by income inequality."