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What the 1% Don't Want You to Know

  • Aired: 04/17/2014
  • 24:50
  • Rating: NR
Bill talks with economist Paul Krugman about a new book that's the talk of academia, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, by Thomas Piketty. It shows that two-thirds of America's increase in income inequality over the past four decades results from steep raises given to the country's highest earners. Krugman says: "We’re becoming very much the kind of society we imagined we're nothing like."
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Economist Paul Krugman explains how the US is fast becoming an oligarchy.
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