Could Fixing the Financial System Increase Inequality? Plus the Spirit of Bank Transfer Day

by Reihan Salam

On Marketplace, I made the case that fixing the financial system would make us all better off even if it increased wage and wealth dispersion.

In my Tuesday column for The Daily, I suggest that “Bank Transfer Day” got it right while the Occupy movement got it wrong. And I highlight three innovative start-ups — two of them for-profit, one of them not — that tackle social problems through bottom-up, voluntary approaches. 

The Agenda

NRO’s domestic-policy blog, by Reihan Salam.