Daily Topics - Wednesday June 23rd, 2010

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Hour One: Is McChrystal only a symptom of what's really wrong with the war in Afghanistan?

Hour Two: A judge in BP's pocket overturned the President's moratorium on deep sea drilling...how do we get corrupt politicians, judges and corporations out of the energy equation?; Plus, Everything You Know is Wrong...about ants! Author/Adventurer Mark Moffett is here www.adventuresamongants.com

Hour Three: Why are America's unemployed being held hostage by Republicans while they argue about preserving tax breaks for the wealthy and benefits for rich fund managers? (Is it finally time for Wall Street to bail out Main Street?) Thom has a rumble with Dan Gainor of the Business and Media Institute www.businessandmedia.org

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Who Should an Economy Serve?

The top one percent own half of all the world's assets. In stark contrast, the bottom fifty percent of the world owns less than one percent. According to the 2014 Global Wealth Report from Credit Suisse, global inequality has surged since the 2008 financial collapse. The report explains that while global wealth has more than doubled since the year 2000, the vast majority of overall growth has gone to those who were already wealthy.

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