Amy Brown on inequality in government and politics

Amy, Brown, New York 2014-2015. Photo Credit: Simon Luethi ©Ford Foundation.

When corporate interests have more say in local, state, and national governments than local citizens, public policy can no longer reflect the public good. Amy Brown, Ford Foundation program officer, discusses why inequality is growing and the American Dream is getting harder to believe.

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