Jeff Faux: "The Servant Economy"

Jeff Faux: "The Servant Economy"

An economist describes the financial decline of the middle class and why he believes neither political party will stop it.

Jeff Faux of the Economic Policy Institute argues Americans are in denial. Everyone knows, he says, but no one faces up to the fact that the United States can no longer afford to have subsidized unregulated markets, be the world’s global power and provide a steadily rising standard of living. One of these is possible, maybe two, but not all three, according to Faux. No group -- and certainly no politician of either party -- is addressing this new reality, he contends. Despite public posturing to the contrary, it’s America's middle class that will be sacrificed on this current path. Please join us for a conversation with Jeff Faux on why he believes we’re moving from a service to a servant economy.

Guests

Jeff Faux

founding president and distinguished fellow at the Economic Policy Institute.

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