Rebuild Infrastructure to Rebuild Middle Class (ASCE: $3.6 trillion)

Michael Shank, Ph.D., Director of Foreign Policy at the Friends Committee on National Legislation and Professor at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, discusses on Washington Post TV ways in which the American middle class can be rebuilt through a  American Society of Civil Engineer-led $3.6 trillion infrastructure upgrade.  Shank highlights the growing income and educational achievement gap in Washington DC and throughout the country and identifies how tax, trade and labor policies have left 50 million Americans in poverty and 100 million in low-income.  Video courtesy of Washington Post TV.