PBS NewsHour

How the upper middle class keeps everyone else out

Clip: 08/05/2017 | 7m 9s

In the United States, people within the top 1 percent income bracket own one-third of the nation’s wealth. But scholar Richard Reeves, author of “Dream Hoarders,” argues that the top 20 percent has created an even starker divide with behaviors and policies that limit economic mobility for lower-income groups. Reeves joins Hari Sreenivasan.

Aired: 08/05/17

Rating: NR

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