Martin Gilens: Affluence & Influence

October 1, 2013

Good morning folks! On today’s show Princeton Professor Martin Gilens on Affluence and Influence in American politics. Tune in at noon! Check out Professor Gilen’s books Affluence and Influence: Economic Inequality and Political Power in America  and Why Americans Hate Welfare

Today’s YouTube Livestream: http://bit.ly/1c0S89i

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