Matthew Yglesias on the Case for "One Billion Americans"

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Matt Yglesias is the author of 'One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger.' (Moshe Zusman)

There are 330 million people in the United States. Vox co-founder and economics journalist Matt Yglesias makes the case for adding 670 million more in his new book, "One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger." With an increased population size, the U.S. could maintain its status as a world superpower, increase its wealth and improve its population’s standards of living, Yglesias argues. We'll talk about how his argument relates to current domestic policies on climate change, immigration and family benefits.


Matthew Yglesias, co-founder and senior correspondent, Vox; host, Vox's politics and policy podcast "The Weeds"; author, "One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger"