Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) It's one of the banes of my existence! And I'm not living completely on the creative side of the line. But living life as a creative artist in a capitalistic society is akin to constantly swimming upstream during a tidal wave. Well, it often feels that way. Consumers are ingesting content more than ever, but the artists aren't reaping the benefits. A few behemoths who've swallowed up other producers along the way are living quite large, while the struggling artist just struggles [...]
Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) Today is a day of extremes. David Daley (author of Ratfucked: Why Your Vote Doesn't Count) has a new piece in the Guardian explaining how Republicans can take back the House without a single vote being cast. David Daley is my guest today. But just when you think we're screwed, Joe Biden decides to take on monopolies with his pen! Lots for us to talk about on a Friday afternoon... https://youtu.be/mp7IJ0_kadw
Download here or click below to play Broadcaster and author Thom Hartmann is our guest today, joining in to discuss his newest book, The Hidden History of Monopolies: How Big Business Destroyed the American Dream. But we begin the show with the latest news --both out of Kenosha, WI with Black Lives Matter, and about the RNC shit show, lying to Americans for two more nights. Today's funny came from Zach Timson. Enjoy! [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ay8CkK1_wg[/embedyt]
Download here or click below to play It's a busy show today! We begin with a new Randy Rainbow video (embedded below) to get us in the mood. I welcomed Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber to the show to tell us how he's handling the Covid crisis in his city. And then we checked in with David Dayen, executive editor of The American Prospect, who's out with a new book this week, Monopolized: Life in the Age of Corporate Power. And as promised, here's the latest and greatest from Randy Rainbow!