Saving The Middle Class, Foreign Policy In An Election Year

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Our guest says what’s behind the decline of America’s middle class can be told through people’s stories — and in that narrative are solutions for bringing people back to post-war prosperity. Then in an election season, we discuss the relative importance of foreign policy moves by an administration.

Featured in this Show

  • What Happened To America's Middle Class, And How To Bring It Back

    A tax and economics reporter shares some of his reporting that went into a book about America’s lost middle class, and his ideas for strengthening it again going forward.

  • A Look At Foreign Policy As An Election Issue

    Over the past month, President Trump hosted peace deal between Israel, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, normalized economic ties between Serbia and Kosovo and slashed troop levels in Iraq. But will that matter come Election Day? We look at the importance of foreign policy in U.S. elections.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Jim Tankersley Guest
  • Dan Reiter Guest

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