(00:00) The employment numbers seem so good. Certainly, the stock market likes them. Is that the whole story? Bill Barclay of Chicago Political Economy Group joins us.
Guest: Bill Barclay
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(14:00) Walmart workers and other retail workers are trying to keep up with this holiday season. Postal workers are delivering internet orders seven days a week while operating under onerous Congressional rules. Frank Emspak of Worker Independent News in Madison, WI joins us to explain what’s happening.
Guest: Frank Emspak
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(43:30) Trust in our institutions are at an all-time low. What are the consequences for our society? Can the trust be restored? Larry Checco joins us from Washington DC.
Guest: Larry Checco
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“A Working Man Can’t Get Nowhere Today” – Merle Haggard
“The Ghost of Tom Joad” – Bruce Springsteen
“Hard Times” – Don Edwards
“Lean on Me” – Nicholas David