What would actually make America great? More people.
At least, that’s what Vox co-founder Matthew Yglesias argues in his new book, One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger. Today, Matthew join us on the show to talk about his big ideas for population growth and building a strong economy.
Matthew Yglesias is co-founder and senior correspondent at Vox.com, where he co-hosts The Weeds podcast. He is the author of Heads in the Sand: How the Republicans Screw Up Foreign Policy and Foreign Policy Screws Up the Democrats (Wiley, 2008), The Rent Is Too Damn High: What To Do About It, And Why It Matters More Than You Think (Simon and Schuster, 2012), and One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger (Portfolio Penguin, 2020).