Episode

8/19 Shocking SEC Admission & Teacher Bashing Comes Home to Roost

August 19, 2015

How stock options helped create create obscene levels of CEO pay and why incentives in modern Capitalism are all about short term gain. The problem with Stock buybacks and why the SEC is asleep at the helm. Governor Sam Brownback continues his Right Wing destruction agenda for the state of Kansas. The attack on public education leads to a “shocking” shortage of teachers. States roll back teaching requirements and the neoliberal push for private education.

On The Fun Half: A medical device worker explains more ways that the FDA saves lives. Is Sam Harris like Joe Lieberman? Why its even worse when Democrats support neoliberal education policies. Could the left have done more to hurt Andrew Cuomo in New York? Mike Huckabee says Martin Luther King Jr. would be appalled by Black Lives Matter. Chelsea Manning gets in trouble for unapproved reading material. Is Dick Cheney smart? What Donald Trump tells us about how wrong the mainstream media is.  Also your calls and IMs.

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