Progressive victories are possible even in these dark days. Meet Heidi Harmon, a Berniecrat, who won her challenge to an incumbent to capture the mayoralty of San Luis Obispo—by 47 votes! I chat with Heidi about her journey and plans.
Dean Baker, the progressive economist who will be a regular guest, joined me for a chat about why we have a trade deficit and inequality, and how to deal with both issues.
And, with the holiday season upon us, our Robber Baron of the week is the CEO of a garment and apparel corporation who makes millions while exploiting workers.