Episode

6/7 Rana Foroohar: Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business

June 7, 2016

Rana Foroohar the author of  Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business explains why Mitt Romney is wrong about who the real makers and takers are. The imbalance between the financial sector and “real businesses.” Why finance sectors half the size of ours in the us are bad signs for economies. Inequality and the credit driven economy. Concentric circles of Wall Street’s toxic influence on the entire economy. What are Share Buybacks and why they are a threat. Robert Mcnamara’s influence on the balance sheet economy. The high tax myth and how to reform Capital Markets.

On The Fun Half: Ken Starr who terrorized Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky ignored a rape crisis at Baylor College when he served as President. Can business reform itself? Katrina Pierson says women Judges might be unfair to Donald Trump. Bill O’Reilly debunked by Megyn Kelly. Right Wing Mandela shares his thoughts and your call and IMs.

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