Senator Rob Portman recently spoke about the gap between rich and poor, and called on Republicans to embrace a "constructive conservative" stance to address it. Everyone agrees that poverty is a growing problem, but solutions are contentious. This hour we'll look at the history and possible cures to economic inequality.
Dr. Steven Conn is a professor of history at OSU, editor of To Promote the General Welfare: The Case for Big Government
Zach Schiller is research director of Policy Matters Ohio
Salim Furth is the senior policy analyst in macroeconomics at The Heritage Foundation's Center for Data Analysis