Behind the News: A Deep History of Racial Inequality w/ Ellora Derenoncourt

Doug speaks with Ellora Derenoncourt, co-author of a National Bureau of Economic Research paper about the racial wealth gap from 1860 to 2020. Then, an interview with David Gelles, author of The Man Who Broke Capitalism, about Jack Welch, CEO of GE from 1981 to 2001.

Behind the News, hosted by Doug Henwood, covers the worlds of economics and politics and their complex interactions, from the local to the global. Find the archive here:

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