The story of Amazon’s HQ2 shows wealth gap in America

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New York City and suburban DC will split the expected 50,000 jobs that Amazon is promising with its new headquarters. Amazon’s decision has sparked a larger conversation about a growing opportunity divide in the the U.S. Rich cities keep getting richer, leaving rural red America behind.

Credits

Guests:
Robert Reich - professor of Public Policy at the University of California Berkeley, former labor secretary under Bill Clinton - @RBReich, Ned Hill - professor of economic development The Ohio State University

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Yael Even Or, Alexandra Sif Tryggvadottir, Adriana Cargill