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Fourth Street Forum - April 13, 2012

Episode Description

[Original Airdate: April 13, 2012]

CLASS AND DESTINY: ARE YOU YOUR INCOME?

Inequality grows in America and more people slide downward. Is the problem a lack of good jobs and the world economy? Or simply a failure of people to do for themselves?

With host RAUL VASQUEZ, Communications, Public Allies and with guests in order of appearance - ABDUR CHOWDHURY, PhD, Chair, Department of Economics, Marquette University and Appointed Member, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's Academic Advisory Council; JIM CARPENTER, Economics Instructor, Milwaukee Area Technical College; SARAH HALPERN-MEEKIN, PhD, Assistant Professor of Sociology, UW-Milwaukee, Research Focus: Class and Inequality; and GLENN GROTHMAN, State Senator, District 20, Republican, Wisconsin State Legislature.