Episode

4/28 Max Blumenthal: The Proxy War in Syria, Social Justice and the Courts, & Remington’s Self-Firing Guns

April 28, 2017

Journalist and author Max Blumenthal explains the Western drive for a “clash of civilizations” and the why of the rise of neofascist candidates in Western politics. The Obama era and the national security state. The proxy war in Syria. Multiple war crimes by all factions in Syria. Is history repeating itself? Terrorism and what happens next and the future of Russian and American relations.

Linda Lipsen the CEO, American Association for Justice, explains why access to courts is essential for social justice and overturning inequality. Why the 2016 electorate was anti corporate. Encouraging signs from Democrats Gorscuh hearings? And the positive results of lawsuits.

Donald Trump did not expect this job to be so hard.

Arthur H. Bryant, the Chairman of Public Justice The Remington Rifle defect that makes the gun fired without pulling the trigger. Remington’s long history of causing deaths and doing another about the trigger defect. Court secrecy and PR. Remington knew about the problem and did nothing and what you can do if you are still endangered by Remington.

Secretary of State Wayne “Rex” Tillerson threatens North Korea at the UN. Bernie Sanders refuses to go to the White House for a ridiculous briefing at the White House. A new conservative network in the works? Sean Hannity losing it.

Cast: Sam Seder @samseder, Michael Brooks @_michaelbrooks, Matt Lech, @mattlech and Kelly Carey, @kellycarey.

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