S.M. Miller

Americans are Stuck in a Labor Market Ghetto. How Do They Get Out?

Editor's note: A long-time champion of economic justice, S. M. (Mike) Miller works on poverty, race, policy and community groups in several nations, including the U.S. His career in sociological practice has spanned six decades, which he has combined with robust activism.Recently, he shared his perspective on an article addressing inequality by Columbia University doctoral candidate Justin Steil in Poverty and Race, in which the author suggests several remedies for the growing gap between the rich and the rest, including raising the minimum wage and adjusting the tax code. Below is Miller's letter, published in the July/August issue of the journal.

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