There has been an explosion of incarceration in rural communities across America. PAR explores the profit motive that has stimulated this rapid increase in our carceral complex with guest Otto the Watchdog, a first amendment auditor.
Do People mind when you “Pick their Pockets” if you give them Culture War Red Meat?
Biden to Approve $20/month Medicare Premium hike to benefit Private Insurers (Donors)“The Lever” reports that the Biden administration is hiking premiums by $20/month (deducted from Social Security checks) to make bigger payments to private insurance companies, including funding an expensive Alzheimer Drug that reportedly doesn’t work well and has potentially bad side-effects.The Democratic (and Republican) strategy is to focus on culture war issues, with the hope that people won’t notice the looting.
“Winning” = Selling OutMany Democratic operatives don’t mind passing this unpopular corporate giveaway in an election year because their idea of “winning” is a lucrative job in the private sector, not governing well in the public interest.
- https://youtu.be/Q8L2zBCbmCY (The Lever on Breaking Points)
Honest Government Ad | Visit Timor-Leste!
The Australien Government has made a tourism ad about East Timor, and it’s surprisingly honest and informative!
Krystal and Saagar: Infrastructure DEAL Is Private Sector Giveaway Con
Krystal and Saagar dive into the private sector benefits in Biden’s bipartisan infrastructure package.