We’ll Need Something Other Than Big Government to Stop the ‘Hoarding’ of Economic Opportunity


Richard Reeves’s new book offers a trenchant diagnosis of the economic disparities that separate upper-middle class Americans from those in the working class. But his proposed remedies leave much to be desired.

‘First class,” Renée Zellweger sighs in Jerry Maguire . “It used to be a better meal. Now, it’s a better life.”

Richard V. Reeves of the Brookings Institution worries that tickets to first-class living are becoming impossible to acquire for those born into the working class. Reeves’s latest book, Dream Hoarders: How the American Upper Middle Class Is Leaving Everyone Else in the Dust, Why That Is […]