Big Picture Interview: Thomas M. Shapiro, Toxic Inequality: How America’s Wealth Gap Destroys Mobility, Deepens the Racial Divide, and Threatens Our Future/Heller School-Brandeis University/Institute on Assets & Social Policy. Inequality – both racial and economic – is a defining and damning fact of American life. Is it tearing apart our democracy?

Thom is a four-time Project Censored-award-winning, New York Times best-selling author. His national daily progressive radio talk show is distributed to radio stations nationwide by Westwood One, Pacifica, and Free Speech TV. More people listen daily to the Thom Hartmann Program than any other progressive talk show in the nation.