The Heat: How America’s rich retains power

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The first major electoral test for the U.S. presidency is now just weeks away.

So far, the current campaign for the White House is focused on issues including income inequality. Many Americans are concerned about the increasing gap between the rich, the middle class, and poorer sections of American society. But, will voters do anything about it?

CCTV America’s John Gilmore reports:

The Heat: How America’s rich retains power

The Heat: How America’s rich retains power

The first major electoral test for the U.S. presidency is now just weeks away. So far, the current campaign for the White House is focused on issues including income inequality. Many Americans are concerned about the increasing gap between the rich, the middle class, and poorer sections of American society. But, will voters do anything about it? CCTV America’s John Gilmore reports:

The Heat interviewed experts about how powerful rich Americans are in the United States and their influence in American society:

The Heat: Experts discuss power of the richest Americans part 1

The Heat: Experts discuss power of the richest Americans part 1

The first major electoral test for the U.S. presidency is now just weeks away. So far, the current campaign for the White House is focused on issues including income inequality. Many Americans are concerned about the increasing gap between the rich, the middle class, and poorer sections of American society. But, will voters do anything about it? The Heat interviewed experts about how powerful rich Americans are in the United States and their influence in American society: Julianne Malveaux, a labor economist, author and political commentator. Charles Wheelan, senior lecturer and policy fellow with the Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth College. Author, journalist and radio host David Swanson, who is also the director of WorldBeyondWar.org.

  • Julianne Malveaux, a labor economist, author and political commentator.
  • Charles Wheelan, senior lecturer and policy fellow with the Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth College.
  • Author, journalist and radio host David Swanson, who is also the director of WorldBeyondWar.org.

The discussion continues:

The Heat: Experts discuss power of the richest Americans part 2

The Heat: Experts discuss power of the richest Americans part 2

The first major electoral test for the U.S. presidency is now just weeks away. So far, the current campaign for the White House is focused on issues including income inequality. Many Americans are concerned about the increasing gap between the rich, the middle class, and poorer sections of American society. But, will voters do anything about it? The Heat interviewed experts about how powerful rich Americans are in the United States and their influence in American society: Julianne Malveaux, a labor economist, author and political commentator. Charles Wheelan, senior lecturer and policy fellow with the Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth College. Author, journalist and radio host David Swanson, who is also the director of WorldBeyondWar.org.