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Lawrence Summers: What Kind of Inequality is OK? || American Conversation Essentials

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Published on May 29, 2012

Like many of us, Lawrence Summers is troubled by the gap between rich and poor in America and how that undermines our standing as "the land of opportunity." But the former Harvard University president and Obama adviser also thinks we should accept a different kind of inequality: inequality of results. In today's video, he explains what he means and also talks about the need for investment in the economy. But perhaps most intriguing is his optimism about what will happen in Washington after the November elections. Do you agree with him?

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