This week’s show discusses the jobs created under Obama and Trump, the lobbying being conducted in Trump’s swamp, how worker co-ops can reduce inequality, and how Democrats helped destroy their own party by backing campaigns against labor after 1945. This episode also features an interview with attorney Leonard C. Goodman on how the legal system is rigged.
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