#357 : Whose interests are being served? An FCC on the verge of a decision that favors big business over the public interest.

Whose interests are being served? An FCC on the verge of a decision that favors big business over the public interest.  A Supreme Court leaning more and more on the side of corporations.  Plus,  Bill Press talks with Ben & Jerry’s Ben Cohen about  tax cuts for America’s wealthiest families.    

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This week, former FCC Commissioner Michael Copps on how losing net neutrality will be a loss for democracy. Nan Aron, founder and President of the Alliance for Justice on what she calls the “Corporate Court” under Chief Justice John Roberts. And Bill Press with Ben & Jerry’s Ben Cohen on who will benefit  the most from  the GOP tax plan.


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Michael J. Copps

Michael J. Copps served as  an FCC commissioner from 2001 to 2011 where he was a tireless advocate for the “public interest” in our nation’s media … and for fighting to stem the tide of excessive consolidation in the telecommunications industries.  He continues that work as head of the Media and Democracy Reform Initiative at Common Cause where he has been sounding the alarm about a pending FCC decision that could be the end of “net neutrality”.

Nan Aron

Nan Aron is the founder and President of the Alliance for Justice.  She is a leading progressive voice on matters related to our nation’s judiciary.  

Ben Cohen

Bill Press talks with  Ben & Jerry’s Ben Cohen about the GOP tax plan and what it means for Americans across the income spectrum, plus the launch of a new “Poor People’s Campaign”.

Jim Hightower

The virtues of the egalitarian internet

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