On January 15, 2017; Hundreds of activists and allies from the newly-formed anti-Trump group Rise & Resist stage a peaceful protest at Trump International Hotel and Tower in New York City on January 15, 2017, to fight against the radical changes to the American healthcare system proposed by the Trump Administration and Republicans. (Photo by Erik McGregor) *** Please Use Credit from Credit Field ***(Sipa via AP Images)

Episode 36: The Grim Reaper Fails—For Now

In Audio, Current Events, Economy, Podcast, Politics, Workers by Jonathan Tasini0 Comments

Massive people activism dealt the Grim Reaper of the U.S. Senate, Mitch McConnell, a giant middle finger…from his own caucus. But, it ain’t over. I use this moment to talk to health care expert Dean Baker about a couple of critical work-related Obamacare benefits that not many people talk about.

I also take a harrowing look at the 65 million refugees displaced around the world. We wrap up with our Robber Baron of the week: California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, a Democrat who took it upon himself to kill a statewide single-payer bill.

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