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Income Inequality And The Trump Administration

During his campaign, President Donald Trump promised to remember the “forgotten man," deriding and criticizing big banks like Goldman Sachs. 

But his presidency is poised benefit the "one percent" — the Trump administration has hired five former Goldman Sachs staffers. What does this mean for steadily rising income inequality in the U.S.?

We speak with Jeffery Winters,  director of Northwestern University's Equality, Development and Globalization Studies Program, to examine where the state of inequality and the kind of policies it would take to begin making a difference.

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