Jason Hartman talks with Brian R Alexander, author of the new book Glass House: The 1% Economy and the Shattering of the All-American Town, about the state of today’s world and the impact Wall Street investing has had on us. There has been a steady decline in community and a massive disconnect between the uber-wealthy and the average American. Listen in as Jason and Brian talk about the root causes of the problem and ways we can combat them.
[1:35] The premise of the 1% economy
[3:42] What is “Green Mailing”?
[8:18] The demise of community in our lives today
[12:41] There’s a massive disconnect between the elite insider Wall Street class and the common investor
[17:05] The actions of companies and uber-wealthy investors is hurting the mental psyche of every day Americans
[19:58] Capital formation in the US is very much a winner-take-all proposition