Nicole gives you the latest crazy news about the TPP and discusses how much things have changed in the past few decades in some ways, and not at all in others, using Elizabeth Warren's CA Dem convention speech and the Mad Men finale as examples. She's History's Amy Simon guests.
The picture above is the perfect example of what's wrong with this country: People so stupid they continually vote against their own best interests while those hoarding most of the money do their best to keep the uninformed even more clueless than they already are. After all, a naive electorate is one that'll allow those in power to grab even more of it. Of course, it's what Thomas Frank's seminal masterpiece, What's the Matter With Kansas, is all about. The author and that book, as well as The Wrecking Crew, another of his brilliant missives, came up yesterday on the [...]