Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-359) and index.
Setting the scene -- Learning from history -- The economics of inequality -- A summing-up so far -- Technological change and countervailing power -- Employment and pay in the future -- Capital shared -- Progressive taxation -- Social security for all -- Proposals to reduce the extent of inequality -- Shrinking the cake? -- Globalisation prevents action? -- Can we afford it?
Offers new policies in technology, employment, social security, capital sharing, and taxation that intend to narrow the income gap, defending them against the common arguments and excuses for inaction.