Interview Highlights: Paul Krugman
April 23, 2014

Via Moyers & Company:

New York Times columnist and economist Paul Krugman joined Bill last week to talk about inequality in America and a new book that’s the talk of academia and the media, Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty. See interview highlights below.

On Gordon Gekko’s Daughter

In this clip, Krugman tells Bill that America is on the road to becoming a society controlled not by self-made men or women, but by their offspring.

On America Becoming an Oligarchy

Krugman says we will look back nostalgically on the early 21st century “when the wealthy actually earned their wealth. By the year 2...

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