Can Trump keep goosing the economy until he gets re-elected? Thom considers the dilemmas of our current economic moment in the context of the larger history of government economic policies. Can we escape the influence of Big Money and instead operate our government in the interests of the common person? Morris Perl, one of the leaders of the Patriotic Millionaires joins Thom on why he's asking for his taxes to be raised.
And Professor Richard Wolff explains what needs to be done to resolve wealth taxes in the United States. Health in the whole of Europe is provided by the state, yet the US seems incapable (or unwilling?) to respond to the demands of the population for quality a free health service.