If you begin by denouncing capitalism, the problem of inequality becomes quite easy to fix and it is pretty obvious what governments have to do. Matters become slightly more complex if you begin by acknowledging that 'the degree of freedom enjoyed by the community' is very important, and if you therefore take 'the view that wherever possible people should make their own decisions about their lives.' That is where Frank Field begins his discussion of inequality in Britain, and that's much more interesting than the 'kill all the bankers' style of commentary you get these days.
There is a great yawning divide between those who care very much about economic inequality and would do anything [Editor: anything?] to make sure that henceforth everybody will have the same amount of stuff, and those whose only response to the reams of data proving beyond doubt that some people are richer than others is to ask: ‘so what?’