Can we stabilize the economy through class consciousness and ‘trickle-up’ economics?
Recorded April 11th, 2018
Ping-ponging markets and loose talk of military conflict are the latest manifestation of an increasingly uncertain global situation rife with risk and opportunity. While the latest tax bill has lightened the load on the upper echelons of corporate America, the burden has been passed off to the middle and lower classes. The blatant corporate kleptocracy and the ever-growing economic disparity in the US has sparked a recent rise in class consciousness. Rinaldo and Matt cover the instability and volatility within the US economy, and how investing in the lower and middle classes could change the ‘trickle-down’ mindset and rebuild our economy. Tune in as we run through some of the biggest socioeconomic issues and end with thoughts on how individuals can protect themselves in these times.