We’re just into 2015, and here we are, talking about the presidential candidates for 2016. In speech after speech, Republican and Democratic candidates are weighing in on income inequality and the wealth gap. Or, as Jeb Bush called it this week, the “opportunity gap.”
A new multimedia series for Capital & Main launched this week, in a cross-California analysis of poverty and an increasing income gap between the neediest and the wealthiest of the Golden State.
KCRW’s Steve Chiotakis spoke with Maria Bustillos, a journalist and contributor to The New Yorker and Harper’s Magazine, and Joe Mathews, California Columnist for Zocalo Public Square.