Rob Johnson on the COVID-19 pandemic as a necessary awakening
The director of the Institute for New Economic Thinking on the wealth disparity fracturing America. Spencer Bailey and Andrew Zuckerman, The Slowdown's co-founders and this podcast's hosts, discuss the COVID-19 crisis featuring long-view conversations with philosophers, psychologists, writers, artists, and other leading minds. In this episode, economist and executive director of the Institute for New Economic Thinking, Rob Johnson, speaks with the hosts about the massive wealth disparity that's fracturing America, blind spots in its political and economic systems, and finding a way out of the "extreme disrepair" produced by the ongoing crises. To find more episodes from At a Distance, head to the provider page in 'Discover'.
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