Why Trump's Glorious Economy Is a Myth

“In just over two years since the election, we have launched an unprecedented economic boom,” Donald Trump said during his recent State of the Union address. But are we really living in the best of times? Or are we on the verge of a very real economic collapse? Watch this video to see how Trump’s claim matches up with the reality of the economic situation we live in.

Alex Clark is a video journalist and filmmaker covering social inequality, the internet and American politics. He's a Senior Producer at GMG and instructs video at Columbia Journalism School.