The existing distribution of wealth creates a predicament for reparations proposals.
Rich people pretend to be self-made, but inheritance played a huge role for many.
Age, race, education — no matter how you slice it, wealth inequality in the US is astronomical.
Increasing educational attainment does little to reduce racial wealth disparities.
New data confirms what we already knew: the haves have a ton. And the have-nots have next to nothing.