#494 : Economic Justice and the forgotten history of the March on Washington.

Economic Justice and the forgotten history of the March on Washington. The origins of right wing populism and the future of the GOP. Plus, Bill Press continues his series on the growing threat of Donald Trump’s mental state.

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How Black unionists organized the 1963 March for Jobs and Freedom.  How Republicans used organized money and organized outrage to become the party of plutocrats. Plus, Bill Press on why psychiatrists are saying Trump is unfit to hold office and cannot change.


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William P. Jones

William P. Jones has written extensively on the history of labor unions and race. In his highly acclaimed book on the 1963 March on Washington, he reminds us of the critical role of Black trade unionists in making that historic event happen.

Jacob Hacker

In his newest book, Jacob Hacker, and his co-author Paul Pierson, offer a groundbreaking account of the dangerous marriage of plutocratic economic priorities and right-wing populism, and how it threatens American democracy.

Bill Press

Bill Press with contributors to the New York Times bestseller The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump discuss the pathologies that control Donald Trump and put American democracy at risk. If you’d like to hear the entire interview, visit BillPressPods.com. 

Jim Hightower

Trump’s bassackwards government

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