DLBN Podcast - Hosted by Al Norman & Steve Anthony

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Robert Reich: Everything You Need to Know About the New Economy

Robert Reich: Everything You Need to Know About the New Economy

The biggest economic story of our times isn’t about supply and demand.  It’s about institutions and politics.  It’s about power. The median annual earnings of full-time wage and sa…

Robert Reich: Socialism of the Rich, Capitalism for the Rest

Robert Reich: Socialism of the Rich, Capitalism for the Rest

Robert Reich explain how the wealthy and corporations receive billions in corporate welfare. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmdivrgllf4 …

Robert Reich: 12 Myths About Taxing the Rich

Robert Reich: 12 Myths About Taxing the Rich

The 12 Biggest Myths about Raising Taxes on the Rich Some politicians are calling for higher taxes on the rich. Naturally, these proposals have unleashed a torrent of opposition – mostly from…

Robert Reich: The Monopolization of America

Robert Reich: The Monopolization of America

THE MONOPOLIZATION OF AMERICA: The Biggest Economic Problem You’re Hearing Almost Nothing About Not long ago I visited some farmers in Missouri whose profits are disappearing. Why? Monsanto alon…

Civic Economics

Prime Numbers: Amazon and American Communities

Prime Numbers: Amazon and American Communities

New study reveals explosive growth of third-party sales, sales tax avoidance (Published on: https://civiceconomics.wordpress.com/2018/04/04/prime-numbers-amazon-and-american-communities/) A…


Unbreaking America: Solving the Corruption Crisis

Unbreaking America: Solving the Corruption Crisis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TfQij4aQq1k Our government is broken, and we have to fix it. RepresentUs board member Jennifer Lawrence and Director of RepresentUs Josh Silver, walks through th…

Al Norman

Al Norman achieved national attention in October of 1993 when he successfully stopped Wal-Mart from locating in his hometown of Greenfield, Massachusetts. Since then he has appeared on 60 Minutes, and gained widespread media attention from the Wall Street Journal to Forbes magazine, which called Al Wal-Mart’s #1 Enemy. 60 Minutes called Al “the guru of the anti-Wal-Mart movement.” Al was a consultant for the film “The High Cost of Low Prices,” and was featured in the films “Store Wars,” “Wal-Mart Nation,” and “Up Against The Wal.” His website is www.sprawl-busters.com. His latest book is Occupy Walmart, which was released in May of 2012.​

Steve Anthony

Steve Anthony is an award winning Canadian radio and television broadcaster and host, was a founding VJ of MuchMusic, which, along with MTV, pioneered music-video television worldwide. As host of “CP24 Breakfast”, Steve and the “Breakfast” team were able to launch the show against the decades-long dominance of CITYTV’s Breakfast Television and, by audience numbers, take it to the #1 Morning TV show in Canada. In August 2018, after learning of the downfall of so many “mom and pop” businesses over the years, Steve decided to join Direct Global / Direct Co-ops in their efforts to “change the world” and save the backbone of every community: its small businesses.

Google pulls Huawei’s Android license, forcing it to use open source version https://t.co/xFTg1IEY9y via @Verge

RT @coopnews.
From #climatechange and #conflict to growing #inequality, the #futureofwork and #democracy is a challenging one. Communities in Syria and Mississippi told Ways Forward how they are building their own #coop economies @RadicalRoutes @cbccoop https://t.co/1WBeVDQd3y

A continued attack on young people and education by Doug Ford

Toronto District School Board releases list of cancelled high school classes l #onpoli https://t.co/kre9T0luLU

Tremendous reporting by @cezary about the lavish industry that’s grown up to extract $45 billion in “economic development” subsidies from states and cities. https://t.co/G3ZL8lyiYF

[DLBN]WHEN TARGET CAME TO DAVIS, CA. THE DOWNTOWN SUFFERED. “I expect big box and Jeff Bezos to try to put me out of business,” one merchant said. “I resent it when my city staff and council members become their accomplices...”[ALNORMAN]

[DLBN]LUCKY MISSISSIPPI—gets the 1st Amazon warehouse to handle just hazardous materials. Last year, 24 AMZN workers were hospitalized by an exploding can of bear repellent. Will workers get a higher hazmat-handling wage?[ALNORMAN]

Globally, we're facing economic damages of $54 trillion (yes trillion) if the world gets 1.5 degrees Celsius warmer between now and 2040, according to the UN's IPCC report.

And we're on track to exceed that level of warming

#ActOnClimate #ClimateChange https://t.co/zVpuJHbXt2

FYI Alabama: Romania under Ceausescu created a dystopian horror of overcrowded, filthy orphanages, and thousands died from back-alley abortions.

[DLBN]AMAZON PROMISES A PUBLIC PARK AT HQ2 in VA. 1 acre of open space, a dog park, & farmers market. Why does a company which pays no taxes need millions of $ in tax subsidies to offer dog parks? Are they building a community, or robbing it?[ALNORMAN]

[DLBN]WALMART SAYS TARIFF MAN TRUMP WILL RAISE PRICES FOR SHOPPERS. “We’re going to continue to do everything we can to keep prices low, that’s who we are. However, increased tariffs will lead to increased prices, we believe, for our customers.”

#NEW: Parents of children with #autism call for @MacLeodLisa resignation during emotional telephone town hall


https://t.co/kR5agbzPfe #ONPoli

Amazon’s idea of an “independent business” is an operation that’s restricted by contract to only working for Amazon. E.g. its push to get people to start Amazon delivery “businesses.” Really this is about turning unionized work into contingent labor.


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