With a prejudicial tax code and a decrease in financial regulations, it's a good time to be a CEO.

“It’s a good time to be a CEO,” observes Roosevelt Institute fellow Mike Konczal in this week’s episode of Nation Conversations. Speaking with Nation web editor Emily Douglas, Konczal explains how a prejudicial tax code, a decrease in financial regulations and a shift in rules regarding intellectual property dramatically increased income inequality over the past thirty years. You can read his recent analysis of the issue here.

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—Teresa Cotsirilos