Episode 65: Fifty Years Later, Racism Is Deeply Embedded In The Economic System; Michigan and California Progressives Run

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Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, just after he had marched on behalf of striking sanitation workers. Today, racism is still a defining characteristic of the economic system, which is what I and Janelle Jones of the Economic Policy Institute discuss in our lead segment.

I, then, visit with two progressive Congressional candidates, one in California and the other in Michigan.

Our Robber Baron is—once again—Wal-Mart and the Walton family.

BONUS: On the topic of Wal-Mart, see my CNN.com recent CNN.com piece, “Why Wal-Mart’s Bait and Switch Matters”

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