Barbara Garson talks about her new book, “Down the Up Escalator: How the 99% Live in the Great Recession.” And Citizens United gave the 1%, like the Koch Brothers, inordinate influence over our political process. Now they’re moving to take over our media, as well. Filmmaker Tia Lessin discusses the film she co-directed, Citizen Koch, and how its distribution is being threatened by its namesake.

ON World Possibilities | June 6, 2013 | 5:00 am

Writer’s Voice:Barbara Garson, DOWN THE UP ESCALATOR & Tia Lessin, CITIZEN KOCH

Barbara Garson talks about her new book, “Down the Up Escalator: How the 99% Live in the Great Recession.” And Citizens United gave the 1%, like the Koch Brothers, inordinate influence over our political process. Now they’re moving to take over our media, as well. Filmmaker Tia Lessin discusses the film she co-directed, Citizen Koch, and how its distribution is being threatened by its namesake.

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