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Gloom After the Great Recession

Ross Kenneth Urken

NEW YORK (MainStreet) —Down the Up Escalator author Barbara Garson dropped by MainStreet to talk about chronicling the 99% amid the pessimism of post-Great Recession life. Garson is noted for her '60s satirical play "MacBird!" and takes a dramatist's approach in presenting the true-life characters and their nuanced response to the economic challenges--from "feral derivatives workers" to laid-off friends who form "the Pink Slip Club." Watch the interview below:

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