Top of Mind with Julie Rose

Bankruptcy, STAR Denver, African Lookbook

Episode: Bankruptcy, STAR Denver, African Lookbook

  • Mar 2, 2021 9:00 pm
  • 20:41 mins

The global financial crisis in 2008 led to a huge wave in personal bankruptcy filings in America, and the pandemic recession could fuel another big wave. Personal financial crises may also be fueling political rancor in the United States, as bankruptcies are twice as common among the arrested January 6th insurrectionists as compared to the general US public. Tess Wise, a visiting professor of political science at Amherst College, is not surprised by that link.