In Lancaster, Ohio, the glass-making factory Anchor Hocking was the source of economic prosperity for almost a century. When it was taken over by the Newell Corporation in 1987 that prosperity began to dwindle, and now the town's economy is struggling to stay afloat. Today we'll discuss how that acquisition and economic greed may have contributed to the struggles of those in Lancaster.
- Brian Alexander, author, “Glass House: The 1% Economy and the Shattering of the All-American Town”
- Steven Lopez, Professor of Sociology, Ohio State University