#535 : A plan to cut child poverty in half.

A plan to cut child poverty in half. Artificial intelligence and the future of work. Plus Bill Press with an insider account of why Joe Biden won, and Hillary Clinton didn’t.

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Anti-poverty advocate Arohi Pathak on why a stimulus measure to cut child poverty should be made permanent. Economist Daron Acemoglu on redesigning artificial intelligence in the interest of workers. And Bill Press with Edward-Isaac Dovere, author of Battle for the Soul: Inside the Democrats’ Campaigns to Defeat Trump.

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Arohi Pathak 

An expanded child tax credit signed into law in March is set to expire at the end of the year.  Arohi Pathak explains why making it permanent can lead to a transformational change in how our nation confronts child poverty.

Daron Acemoglu

Artificial Intelligence is already making a profound impact on the lives of American workers.  Daron Acemoglu says the choices we make now will determine whether AI deepens inequality or leads to shared prosperity

Edward-Isaac Dovere

Bill Press with journalist and author Edward-Isaac Dovere on his new book, Battle for the Soul Inside-The Democrats’ Campaigns To Defeat Trump. If you’d like to hear the entire episode, visit BillPressPods.com. 

Jim Hightower

Your Dog Knows Better Than To Let The GOP “Fix” Our Postal System

When Donald Trump declared he would fix the US Postal Service, he was using the word “fix” the same way veterinarians do when you bring in your dog.

Trump wasted an inordinate amount of his presidential power and prestige in a failed attempt to neuter an agency that literally delivers for the people.

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