The American dream is vanishing for millennials, say researchers

Fast food executive Andrew Puzder is Donald Trump’s pick for Labor Secretary. He’s against raising the minimum wage and anticipates more jobs being lost to automation. Automation is one reason why it’s getting harder for working class people to find good jobs. A new study from Stanford, Harvard and UC Berkeley found that only half of today’s millennials can expect to earn more than their parents.

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Guest:
Richard V. Reeves - Fellow at Brookings Institution - @RichardvReeves

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Amy Ta, Michell Eloy