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Jacob Hacker on The Great Risk Shift

Jacob Hacker on The Great Risk Shift

Update: 2019-12-111
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Mike talks with Yale political scientist Jacob Hacker about the newly revised version of his book The Great Risk Shift. After the discussion, Jay joins Mike for a discussion of Hacker’s key ideas.

In this interview, we discuss the rise in economic insecurity, declining social mobility in the US, the ‘old contract’ versus the ‘new contract’ between employers and workers, technological change & globalization, the waves and the tides of the economy, Medicare for all, reasons to be hopeful, and lots more.

Here’s Mike’s previous discussion with Dr. Hacker, on his book American Amnesia.

Be part of the discussion on the Politics Guys ‘BipartisanPolitics’ community on Reddit.

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Jacob Hacker on The Great Risk Shift

Jacob Hacker on The Great Risk Shift

Michael Baranowski and Jacob Hacker