Jeffrey Sachs on the US economy: It's been an amazing ride for the rich »

Renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs in conversation with Larry Elliot discusses how globalisation has exacerbated income inequalities and the control over politics exerted by the rich, citing the Occupy movement which he describes as a 'public relations hazard not a health hazard'.

As a former special adviser to the United Nations secretary-general, Ban Ki-moon, and director of Columbia University's Earth Institute, Jeffrey Sachs is undoubtedly one of the leading international economic thinkers of his generation. As part of the Guardian Open Weekend, Professor Sachs discusses world economic issues with a live audience.

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