“Starve the Beast” strategy killing democracy
The real story behind the ongoing labor strikes started long before Scott Walker’s battle with public employees. Thom explains how the “Starve the Beast” strategy has been killing democracy in the US for more than 30 years. Then, nearly a quarter of American homeowners are upside down on their mortgages. When will the nation bail out the middle class? Plus, the same right-wing activist who went after ACORN is aiming at NPR. In a panel discussion, Thom talks about how “gotcha journalism” is changing the way news is reported in the US. And it appears the bubble economy is back and one bank in particular is rolling in the dough! Don’t miss Thom’s daily take on another possible financial meltdown.