Tonight’s “Lone Liberal Rumble” discusses the latest police brutality video, Obama’s international climate change deal sans Congress and how Obamacare premiums are dropping in Arkansas. Thom discusses the drowning of New Orleans with Investigative Journalist and Author Greg Palast and how nuclear plants near fault lines need to be shut down immediately with Beyond Nuclear’s Paul Gunter. In tonight’s “Daily Take” Thom details his plan to end poverty by adopting the social welfare policies of Scandinavian countries.
Tonight’s “Politics Panel” talks Burger King’s plan to avoid paying U.S. taxes, the cost of the GOP’s lawsuit against our President and Rand Paul calling Hillary Clinton a “war hawk.” Thom discusses suburban poverty with The Brookings Institution’s Elizabeth Kneebone and in tonight’s “Daily Take” Thom discusses how a carbon tax would help slow the melting of our planet’s ice sheets.
Just in time for election season, Senate Republicans blocked legislation aimed at closing the gender pay gap. For the third time since 2012, Republicans refused to allow debate on the Paycheck Fairness Act, and reminded women that the GOP doesn't believe in equal pay for equal work.