This is a great interview and worth the time to watch. In our opinion, the best primer for starting to understand the dynamic of the past 30 years is this book: Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer–and Turned Its Back on the Middle Class. If you are just starting to wrap your brain around these issues we suggest you start there. It’s on Amazon, but you could get it from your library, or from an indy bookstore. If you can’t find it, you can click here through Bring It Local and support a non-profit at the same time.