Nov 11, 2019

2217 - The Finance Curse w/ Nicholas Shaxson

Journalist and author Nicholas Shaxson (@nickshaxson) joins us to discuss his new book, The Finance Curse: How Global Finance Is Making Us All Poorer. On today's show: Jamie Dimon says he can't solve problems of wealth inequality with his compensation. Nicholas Shaxson (@nickshaxson) joins us to discuss his new book, The Finance Curse: How Global Finance Is Making Us All Poorer. How the world's major powers (minus the Soviet Union) established a postwar Keynesian economic consensus and imposed restrictions on finance at the Bretton Woods conference in 1944. The subsequent boom in economic growth. The rise of the private equity model and the use of tax havens by corporate interests. How the economy became increasingly financialized and what people can do to fight back. On the fun half: Bret Stephens and Anthony Scaramucci on why Bloomberg 2020 makes sense. Pramila Jayapal explains why "choice" in private healthcare is a fallacy. Joe Biden is going to stick it to "Boldesero." Lula speaks on Bolsonaro. John Bercow: "I do not believe Jeremy Corbyn is anti-Semitic." Alabama student fakes being Trump supporter to say Epstein didn't kill himself. Don Jr., Charlie Kirk, & Kimberly Guilfoyle chanted down at book tour event. Trump on why he wanted DoJ to investigate Bidens/corruption in Ukraine. A call from the Little Rock teachers' strike. Plus, your calls and IMs! Become a member at JoinTheMajorityReport.com Check out today's sponsors: ExpressVPN is an app for your computer and phone that encrypts and secures your data If you care about your privacy and safety, you shouldn’t go online without ExpressVPN, Go to EXPRESSVPN.com/MAJORITY right now to arm yourself with an extra 3 months of ExpressVPN for free. Blinkist: With Blinkist, you get unlimited access to read or listen to a massive library of condensed non- fiction books. Go to Blinkist.com/MAJORITY to try it FREE for 7 days AND save 25% off your new subscription Everlane only makes premium essentials, using the finest materials, without traditional markups, And right now, you can check out our personalized collection at Everlane.com/majority Get your tickets to the Michael Brooks live show in Philadelphia on Saturday, November 23rd (the weekend before Thanksgiving) with special guests Krystal Ball and Emma Vigeland! Get your tickets here. Check out The Michael Brooks Show at patreon.com/tmbs, and the new TMBS YouTube channel for all short TMBS clips Check out Matt’s podcast, Literary Hangover, at Patreon.com/LiteraryHangover, or on iTunes. Check out Jamie’s podcast, The Antifada, at patreon.com/theantifada, on iTunes, or the new Antifada Youtube channel Donate to El Comedor, an autonomous mutual aid center in Tijuana run by and serving the needs of migrants, at https://www.gofundme.com/f/tijuana-kitchen Follow the Majority Report crew on Twitter: @SamSeder @_michaelbrooks @MattLech @jamie_elizabeth @Bf1nn
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Meet Vivia

Meet Vivia Chengsi, TYT's Director of Program Management.
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