A Call for Conservative Candor

Now on the website, E.J. Dionne Jr. issues a challenge to conservatives: Acknowledge what's really hurting the middle class (and it's not unions, taxes, or "big government").

It's good that conservatives are finally taking seriously the problems of inequality and declining upward mobility. It's unfortunate that they often evade the ways in which structural changes in the economy, combined with conservative policies, have made matters worse.

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Dominic Preziosi is Commonweal’s editor. Follow him on Twitter.

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