The effects of the Great Recession continue to ripple through the U.S. Incomes are stagnating for the many. Joblessness remains high. Several studies show all the economic recovery has gone to the already affluent. Growing inequality is moving to the center of public discourse according to a new book that looks at the long view of workers in various economic crises. WGLT's Charlie Schlenker has more via Skype with the editor of this work.
The University of Illinois Press publishes Workers In Hard Times, A long View of Economic Crises as a volume in its series the Working Class In American History.
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