Can Inequality Only Be Fixed by War, Revolution or Plague?

A book excerpt and interview with Walter Scheidel, author of “The Great Leveler”

By N.B.

In an age of widening inequality, Walter Scheidel believes he has cracked the code on how to overcome it. In “The Great Leveler”, the Stanford professor posits that throughout history, economic inequality has only been rectified by one of the “Four…