US inequality is hitting record highs again, we learned last week. Higher than Gatsby levels. The USA pins the needle for inequality globally. Higher than China. Higher than India. Americans have generally been unruffled by that, but then the 20th Century brought our greatest time of equality. In this century, says my guest economist Tyler Cowen, inequality will explode in the US. You’ll be rich or you’ll be Mexico-style poor. He’s OK with that. Nobel Prize-winning economist Joe Stiglitz is not. They’re both with us. Up next On Point: equality and inequality in America.