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Reality Asserts Itself - Rana Foroohar

May 9, 2018
On Reality Asserts Itself, Ms. Foroohar says the legalization of stock buybacks in 1982 allowed companies like Apple to now spend only 15% of their investments on R&D, while the majority is spent on market manipulation; the Financial Times columnist and author of “Makers and Takers” says the move from traditional pensions to 401k’s makes everyone feel they benefit from finance, when the vast majority of profits go to the elites and most people’s living standards deteriorate – with host Paul Jay

US Postal Service

March 4, 2014
Mike Konczal: A public option for banks will dramatically improve and help regulate the financial services industry.

Protestors Rally Against Proposed Maryland Fracked Gas Processing Facility

February 24, 2014

Activists rally against Dominion Resources’s proposed facility to process and ship natural gas across the globe

'Tres Amigos'

February 19, 2014
Jeff Faux and John Ackerman say that neoliberal policies have created out- of-control violence and a humanitarian crisis in Mexico