"Lee sits down with Jimmy Dore, political comedian and host of the “Jimmy Dore Show," to talk the viability of the of the Draft Bernie movement and the fraudulent Democrats. As the Democrats make their move to the center and give nothing but lip service to the progressive left, what should we do to make sure that the Bernie Sanders progressive movement doesn't die? The two also discuss how political content is being suppressed on digital media platforms like Facebook and YouTube. In the second half, Lee covers Steve Bannon’s tell-all interview with 60 minutes."
"Richard David Wolff is an American Marxian economist, well known for his work on Marxian economics, economic methodology, and class analysis. He is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University in New York. Wolff has also taught economics at Yale University, City University of New York, University of Utah, University of Paris I (Sorbonne), and The Brecht Forum in New York City."
"On this week's episode, Prof. Richard D. Wolff talks about capitalism and its impact on recent hurricanes, the business of drug addiction and overdose, how poverty has caused hookworm to resurface in North America, and the economics of elite universities' tax avoidance. USE THE AUDIO LINK TO HEAR THE WHOLE CHRIS HEDGES INTERVIEW!
"This week's episode looks at report on the growing income gap between Millennials and Baby Boomers, Americans paying more for less when it comes to healthcare and pharmaceuticals, the deepening scandals of German automotive corporations, and why a Chinese clothing manufacturer's investment in Arkansas teaches frightening economic lessons.
SPECIAL GUEST: Economics Professor Michael Hudson on "Junk Economics"."
"BILL BLACK: The experts in cybersecurity say on a scale of 1 to 10, where 10 is the worst, that this is a 10, and it's almost comically bad. It's another demonstration of our family rule that it's impossible to compete with unintentional self-parody, and that's certainly what the executives of Equifax have demonstrated in this scandal." *** SEPTEMBER 21 2017 UPDATE *** "Several government agencies and at least 34 state attorneys general have opened investigations into the Equifax data-breach scandal--which is 'the gift that keeps on giving,' says white-collar criminologist Bill Black." Massachusetts First to Sue Equifax Over Massive Hack
(The Real News.com)
"The ruling elites, who grasp that the reigning ideology of global corporate capitalism and imperial expansion no longer has moral or intellectual credibility, have mounted a campaign to shut down the platforms given to their critics. The attacks within this campaign include blacklisting, censorship and slandering dissidents as foreign agents for Russia and purveyors of “fake news.”
"Chris Hedges examines the rise of white, right-wing hate groups with Ajamu Baraka, associate fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies and the Green Party’s nominee for vice president in the 2016 election. RT’s Anya Parampil looks at the profusion of white supremacist groups in America."
"From the Archive: On the U.S. Constitution’s 230th birthday, many Americans don’t realize that the document actually gives the federal government broad powers to provide for the nation’s welfare, as Jada Thacker noted in 2013."
"The Department of Defense, under a 1980 EPA exemption, is still allowed to burn weapons waste, detonate toxic explosives, and in certain cases even radioactive waste. Every year the DoD churns out more than 750,000 tons of hazardous waste — more than the top three chemical companies combined."
Here's a couple interesting interviews with Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, about the U.S. Government's predilection for war.
"So now joining us is our guest from Falls Church, Virginia, Larry Wilkerson. Larry is a former chief of staff for US Secretary of State Colin Powell and currently an adjunct professor of government at the College of William & Mary and a regular on The Real News Network."
"Lee Camp discusses the corporate media’s refusal to acknowledge the role of climate change in increasing the severity of natural disasters. Lee then shows how despite rhetoric about how unfit Trump is, most of Congress voted to kill an amendment that would end the unchecked war powers of the Executive Branch. Natalie McGill joins Lee to discuss how the Occupational Safety & Health Administration recently removed its running list of US work-related deaths from the front page of its website. Naomi Karavani reports on how wealthy white communities are moving to resegregate public schools."