Episode 1718

11/14 Meet the Ricketts, A Union-Busting Billionaire Family w/ Branko Marcetic

November 14, 2017

Branko Marcetic from Jacobin magazine joins us to discuss his article on the Ricketts family, the billionaires that has worked tirelessly to crush unions across their investment portfolio.

And on the fun half — A new accuser goes on record with troubling detail and evidence of Roy Moore’s sexual alleged sexual predation. Don Jr. and Wikileaks slid into each other’s DMs. And Your calls and IMs!

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