Paul Pierson

Professor of Political Science, UC Berkeley

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Professor of Political Science at the University of California at Berkeley, and author of Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer--and Turned Its Back on the Middle Class

Paul Pierson on KCRW

In 1915, the top 1% of Americans had 18% of the nation's wealth.

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