Joseph Stiglitz on How the Democrats Can Recover Post-Election

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Staff listen as President Barack Obama speaks about the election results, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington.

Nobel Prize-winning economist, author and Vanity Fair writer Joseph Stiglitz discusses his recent article for VF Hive, “How the Democrats Can Fix Themselves.” Stiglitz argues that three things led to the emergence of Donald Trump: “(a) inequality, arising from (b) an unfair system, with a government (c) that pretended to be the defender of ordinary individuals but was just the opposite,” and proposes ways in which the Democrats can address these issues.