Episode

4/13 Thomas Frank, Moral Failures & Jason Leopold, Govt Tracks Occupy Wall Street

April 13, 2012

Author Thomas Frank on the crisis of accountability plaguing our nation.  How the elite handle crisis management, the corrupting force of money and the complete collapse of professional ideals.   His Huffington Post article “Too Smart to Fail: Notes on an Age of Folly”.  In the better half, Truth-out reporter, Jason Leopold, on government’s role stifling Occupy Wall Street.

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