Joseph Stiglitz on inequality and economic growth

Portrait of Joseph Stiglitz.

Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz explains how US economic policies exacerbate inequality. "We’ve chosen, in effect, to create a society with this great divide between the rich and the poor,” he says.

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