What Everyone Gets Wrong About Income Inequality

You can’t talk about income inequality without talking about gender and race.

As America’s economy booms, the top 20% sees 90% of the benefits. Wealth inequality is one of the biggest issues plaguing our country, but the mainstream debate has framed it all wrong. And that’s what we’re here to talk about: Who owns all the wealth, how we got here, and the under-reported fact that economic opportunity isn’t just determined by class, but by gender and race.

This is episode 1 of We The People*, a five-part series on income inequality.

Hosted by Maya Contreas

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