Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) To be clear, I'm the one who brings the info down to the dummy level. Thom Hartmann is today's guest. He joins us to talk about his new book, The Hidden History of Neoliberalism: How Reaganism Gutted America and How to Restore its Greatness. As he does on his daily radio show, Thom explains complicated economic policies in a way that most everyone can understand. We'll deal with the the blatant lies proffered by Republicans about Democrats' *thoughts* on abortion in the first [...]
After an update on the day's news, we welcome Gaius Publius back to the show to discuss his article "Shocking the Shock Doctrine: What Recovery in Puerto Rico Could Look Like". We also talked about his piece published yesterday, "Defining Neoliberalism". At the beginning of the show, I read from a Washington Post article about how difficult it is to file a sexual harassment claim on Capitol Hill, "How Congress plays by different rules on sexual harassment and misconduct," something that should both anger and sicken you.