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 New World Notes 
 Second of 2 parts
 Weekly Program
 oseph Stiglitz
 Kenneth Dowst  
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Economist Joseph Stiglitz shows that economic inequality in the US is bad and getting worse. The causes are our dysfunctional style of capitalism and a political system that serves only the elite.

Our economic inequality is bad for democracy, bad for the US economy, even bad for capitalism, Stiglitz argues.

Part 2 has the conclusion of the talk and selections from the Q&A. The talk--though short on solutions--is a lucid and very listenable survey of the problems we face--and their causes.
Stiglitz gave this presenttion in Washington, D.C., in June 2012, on his tour supporting his book, The Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future (Norton, 2012).

"New World Notes" is produced under the auspices (Latin for "sheltering sky") of WWUH-FM, a community service of that beacon of light in darkest Connecticut, the University of Hartford.
Previously broadcast, as NWN #415, in February 2016. Files downloaded from the links, below, are identified as #415.

Joseph Stiglitz is former Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors and former Chief Economist of the World Bank.

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