An agenda to fight inequality: A cautionary tale from the USA by Senator Bernie Sanders

In this commentary in the Lancet, Senator Bernie Sanders’s picture of income inequality and its consequences in the USA serves as a cautionary tale for Canada, lest we allow the same trend toward greater inequality to continue here.

Sanders’ prescriptions for fighting inequality include access to health as a right, improved social security for retirees, and universal access to quality, affordable early childhood and post-secondary education, made possible by progressive tax reform.

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