Economic Inequality and the Return of Jim Crow

Devin Fergus argued that recent decades of financial deregulation have led to a growth of hidden fees and charges that adversely impinge on… read more

Devin Fergus argued that recent decades of financial deregulation have led to a growth of hidden fees and charges that adversely impinge on the American consumer. The consequent rise in economic inequality has disproportionately affected the black and Latino part of the U.S. public, possibly precipitating a new crisis of democracy. From a historical perspective, the crisis is not only American but global, and echoes the Cold War and Jim Crow years of a racially segregated nation. close

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  • Devin Fergus Professor Vanderbilt University->History Department
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Economic Inequality and the Return of Jim Crow

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292854-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 11, 2010
Last Aired:
Dec 13, 2010

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  • Dec 11, 2010 | 9:33am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 12, 2010 | 4:32pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 13, 2010 | 5:32am EST | C-SPAN 3
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