How Economic Inequality Threatens America, 'The Secret Life of Dictionaries,' Life After Dance

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Copies of the eventh edition of the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary are seen at the company's headquarters office in Springfield, Mass., June 18, 2003.

Ganesh Sitaraman, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, argues that the Constitution was designed to create economic equality for its citizens. He writes America has moved away from those designs, and Americans today must choose between an impending oligarchy or rebuilding the middle class. Merriam-Webster lexicographer Kory Stamper joins us to discuss what it takes to make a dictionary in a world where language is constantly evolving. Former professional ballet dancers Wendy Whelan and Virginia Johnson discuss how they navigated the second act of their lives after their dance careers ended. Ali Noorani, the Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum, explores how different communities across the United States are embracing immigration.