WASHINGTON (WUSA) -- Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornel West talked to 9News Now's JC Hayward about their new book titled "The Rich and the Rest of Us."
The book is about a topic that's on a lot of our minds: the economy.
Smiley and West talked about how the book address the current economic climate and whether we've learned anything from the past.
They also briefly talked about the presidential race, and whether the economy will be the deciding factor in who will be president.
See the entire interview above.