Episode 56: Sexual Harassment Inside Unions Is Real; The Hidden $2.6 Trillion Corporate Cash Stash

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No one would suggest unions have outsized predators like Harvey Weinstein. But, sexual harassment, driven by an entrenched male culture and power structure, has been a long-time problem inside labor. And, now, in dribs and drabs, people are speaking up. I talk about it with labor activist and former AFL-CIO official Ana Avendano.

And you want to talk about real robbery? How about the $2.6 trillion corporations hide overseas to avoid paying taxes? That money is part of the debate over tax changes—so I welcome back tax guru Matt Gardner to dig into that scam. Our Robber Baron of the week is Alex Gorsky, the CEO of Johnson & Johnson which has $66 billion stashed overseas.

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