Inequality as a Danger to Democracy: Reflections on Piketty’s Warning
Sanford Lakoff reﬂects on Thomas Piketty’s warning that the extreme inequality of wealth and income erodes the bonds of social solidarity that sustain democracy. He contends that in the United States, reforms aimed at promoting equality of opportunity, moderating inequality of reward and inheritance, and curbing the inﬂuence of great wealth on elections and legislation, are acutely needed.
Worldwide Science and Technology Advice to the Highest Levels of Government, William T. Golden Reviewed by Sanford Lakoff
A Fragile Power: Scientists and the State, Chandra Mukerji Reviewed by Sanford Lakoff
The Fifth Branch: Science Advisers as Policymakers, Sheila Jasanoff Reviewed by Sanford Lakoff
Science Policy from Ford to Reagan: Change and Continuity, Claude E. Barfield Reviewed by Sanford Lakoff
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