“Beginning after the Great Recession and after the Occupy movement,” Juan González of the website Democracy Now! tells Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges, “a whole new [urban] resistance movement developed in America, which really has not gotten much attention.”

In a discussion based largely on González’s most recent book, “Reclaiming Gotham: Bill de Blasio and the Movement to End America’s Tale of Two Cities,” the two progressive intellectuals delve into how government policy caused structural inequality in American cities across the nation.

Watch the full conversation in the video above.

— Posted by Natasha Hakimi Zapata

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