12/14 Big Dirty Money: The Injustice and Unseen Cost of White Collar Crime w/ Jennifer Taub

December 14, 2020

Sam hosts law professor Jennifer Taub (@jentaub) on her new book Big Dirty Money: The Shocking Injustice and Unseen Cost of White Collar Crime

On today’s show: Trump says he’s disappointed in SCOTUS, says courts aren’t taking cases because of “standing.”

Sam hosts law professor Jennifer Taub (@jentaub) on her new book Big Dirty Money: The Shocking Injustice and Unseen Cost of White Collar CrimeWe live in a time when selling loose cigarettes on the street can end in an execution without trial, but the rich can commit major acts of fraud and corruption and get off scot-free. In this book, Taub tracks the impact of white collar crime on normal, working people and sets forth some ideas for how the government could more effectively prosecute those who are “too big to jail.”

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On the fun half: Steny Hoyer says bipartisan group needs to make a deal, suggests Dems could go without state/local funding if GOP goes without liability protections. Jimmy Dore says AOC not supporting a floor vote on M4A in exchange for vote for Pelosi speakership shows that she is not a real progressive. AOC responds. My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell shares crackpot conspiracies at pro-Trump “Stop the Steal” rally in DC. Alex Jones and Tim Pool try to consider secession from US, Michael Malice appears to endorse “War of Northern Aggression” interpretation of Civil War, Alex Jones calls elections “electoral war.” Virginia Congressman elect says Covid-19 is a fake pandemic but a serious virus. Plus, your IMs.

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