Air Date: 6–20-2023
Today, we take a look at the story of how neoliberalism was born, how corporations were organized to help push it into the mainstream, and how the courts were reshaped to permanently tilt the rules in favor of corporate power.
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This is the story of how Chile came to be called the “neoliberal laboratory of the world’ ... and it even involves the CIA.
Today’s episode discusses the nature of the memo, the inspiration for it and details its prescriptive elements.
In 1976, I watched as thousands of corporate lobbyists descended on Washington. Fast forward to today, and lobbying has become a $3.7 billion dollar industry.
It all began with the Powell Memo.
The GOP has become a rotting corpse, politically, infested with maggots & defended by wealthy vultures. It has only one true principle, greed, & is determined to reinvent America in greed’s image
Ralph welcomes New York Times reporter, Binyamin Applebaum, author of “The Economists' Hour: False Prophets, Free Markets, and the Fracture of Society”
Thom Hartmann begins a conversation about how greed has destroyed the American economy.
MEMBERS-ONLY BONUS CLIP(S)
Krystal and Saagar are joined by researcher and policy analyst Ron Ivey to better understand the wall street ESG scam being investigated by regulators for its deceptive practices
Jen Pan explains why the new trend of "anti-capitalist investing" is just elite charity with another name, and only helps maintain the power of elites over everyone else's lives.
Ch. 10: Final comments on the next revolution in values we need
MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions)
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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