Over at our new MassPoliticsProfs blog, Harvard University professor Christopher Jencks says something has been missing from the Massachusetts gubernatorial campaign: the issue of income inequality:
This fall, candidates like Martha Coakley and Charlie Baker are talking about growing the economy and creating jobs. But what kind of jobs? Rising income inequality means that economic growth is failing to deliver real gains in earnings to most families. How best to confront that problem and make the economy work for everyone is an issue that should be at the center of the debate.