This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by Jacob S. Hacker and Paul Pierson in their book "Winner-take-all politics, How Washington Made the Rich Richer and Turned its Back on the Middle Class". This summary offers a concise overview of the entire book in less than 30 minutes reading time. However this work does not replace in any case Jacob S. Hacker's and Paul Pierson's book.
Hacker and Pierson argue that American politics are responsible for the growing inequality between Americans. Thus they believe the nation must recreate the level playing field that has always characterized the American economical and political systems.