In his State of the Union address, Obama spoke to two audiences. While at times striking a populist tone, raising his voice against inequality, and attacking Republican obstructionism, the president’s attempt to win back support among frustrated voters rang hollow.
My first interview for Class Conscience with Dr. Edward J. Nell of the New School for Social Research. He’s one of the greatest economics professors in the world and he was kind enough to share some of his time with me for a 3-part interview. In this first interview, Dr. Nell counters the current narrative in Washington that we need “deficit reduction”.