Last night, I was joined by Columbia University professor and Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz, one of the nation’s most outspoken advocates on the critical issue of income inequality. Also a bestselling author, Professor Stiglitz examines America’s growing economic gap in his new book, The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them. ​​In the clip below, he explains how government economic policy since 1980 has failed. For more of our conversation, go to our website: pbs.org/tavis. Be sure to tune in to Tavis Smiley tonight on PBS. Check your local TV listings. — This feed and its contents are the property of The…

Last night, I was joined by Columbia University professor and Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz, one of the nation’s most outspoken advocates on the critical issue of income inequality. Also a bestselling author, Professor Stiglitz examines America’s growing economic gap in his new book, The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them.

​​In the clip below, he explains how government economic policy since 1980 has failed.

For more of our conversation, go to our website: pbs.org/tavis. Be sure to tune in to Tavis Smiley tonight on PBS. Check your local TV listings.

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My Conversation With Joseph Stiglitz on the Failure of Trickle-Down Economics