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Focusing on issues, not tweets, Raw Story and AlterNet’s Joshua Holland and Liz Preza talk politics with academics, newsmakers and progressive journalists.

August 27, 2020

Dean Baker on why Wall Street is blazing amid a brutal recession for Main Street

Liz Preza and Joshua Holland aren't easily shocked, but the conservatives' vile defenses of police shooting Jacob Blake seven times in the back as his children watched in horror, and then of a 17-year old "militia" member murdering two protesters, did the trick. 
Then we're joined by Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic Policy and Research, to talk about the unusually wide divide between the stock market and the real economy, why Americans will get fleeced for a vaccine like the citizens of no other country and the coming crisis of long-term unemployment.

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