Kotkin Talks About the Two Middle Classes with Amanda Vanstone

With: Amanda Vanstone

On: Counterpoint on Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Joel Kotkin talks about the two distinct middle classes with Amanda Vanstone. The middle class is often broadly described as those who fall into the middle group of workers, compared to the bottom 20% and top 20%; and it’s been widely assumed that those in the middle class have shared interest and aspirations — but Kotkin explains that their interests increasingly diverge. Read the related piece by Joel, on the Two Middle Classes, that is referenced during this interview.

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