John sits down this week with New York Times economics reporter Jim Tankersley to discuss his new book, “The Riches of This Land: The Untold, True Story of America’s Middle Class.” They discuss what inspired Jim to write the book, the memorable characters he met along the way, and why this examination of the middle class matters more than ever as the country navigates an unprecedented economic crisis. They also discuss how the pandemic has influenced the way Jim is able to report on the lives and fortunes of ordinary Americans.

Jim Tankersley covers economic and tax policy for The New York Times. Before coming to the Times, Jim’s career as a reporter included work at Vox, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, and The Toledo Blade. You can find him on Twitter at @jimtankersley.

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