Five Ways to Fix America's Economy

09/19/2013 06:04 pm ET | Updated Nov 19, 2013

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Ahead of Moyers & Company's interview with economic analyst Robert Reich about Inequality for All, a new documentary that explores America's widening income gap, we asked our smart, engaged community on Facebook what questions they had for Reich. We received many stellar questions, including one that we're guessing is on the minds of many: What specifically can we do to fix our economy?

Turns out, Reich has a clear plan of action to ensure there is "upward mobility again, in our society and in our economy." He also believes that political engagement by all Americans will help "change the rules" that created the widening income gap between the top one percent and everyone else, and contributed to the Great Recession. Reich has set up a "take action" area on the film's website, where he is promoting actions we can take to improve the future health of America's economy.

The full interview with Reich will air this weekend on Moyers & Company.

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