On the Gist, how government should work.In the interview, Mike talks to economist Branko Milanovic about the various forms of capitalism that exist in the world today, the role of higher education signaling in American society, and the ways to reduce the negative effects of inequality. His new book is Capitalism, Alone: The Future of the System That Rules the World.In the spiel, the case for Mike Bloomberg.Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Yascha Mounk and Branko Milanovic discuss what his famous elephant curve says about the ills—and the gains—of globalization; how the left’s concern with inequality is being turned against its concern with internationalism; why economic causes of populism are often expressed in cultural ways; and how a determination to increase the financial and educational endowments of ordinary citizens can combat inequality and boost their living standards. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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