Chris Rock\u2019s economic bombshell: What his \u201criots in the streets\u201d prediction says about the American Dream

Economics Professor Gregory Clark is cited at Salon.

I’ve already written a bit about Chris Rock’s must-read interview with Frank Rich and, as much as I enjoy the comedian’s work, I didn’t expect to be returning to it quite so soon. But although Rock’s comments on racism initially drew the most attention, a recent study from Gregory Clark, a researcher at University of California, Davis, has got me thinking that the comedian’s most insightful (and potentially radical) statement came earlier in the interview, during a brief digression about inequality. 

Read more at Salon.