America divided: the politics of inequality
Original article: http://www.opendemocracy.net/godfrey-hodgson/america-divided-broken-social-contract

Godfrey Hodgson was director of the Reuters' Foundation Programme at Oxford University, and before that the Observer's correspondent in the United States and foreign editor of the Independent. Among his books is The Myth of American Exceptionalism (Yale University Press, 2009)