Thom comments on the police crack down of pro-democracy forces in Hong Kong. Also with the raid of Jeffrey Epstein's island, Bill Barr will now have possession of all the compromising material left behind by the recently deceased sex offender. Might he be following the model of J. Edgar Hoover? - In 2008, we saw the result of three decades of neoliberalism in the United States and Europe, what we used to call Reaganism and Thatcherism, damage and shake the world financial system. Rather than resolving the problem by repudiating neoliberalism, including its emphasis on more money for rich people and less money for workers, big tax breaks for the wealthy, the deregulation of corporations from pollution to banking, and so-called “free trade,“ the central banks of the world have been desperately trying to hold things together with bubblegum and bailing wire – also known as low interest rates. - Caller Jennifer speaks with Thom about the economy of the Confederate mentality stemming from the Civil War. - Talk Media News correspondent Doug Christian reports on the recent activity of the Dow and Russia's moves towards nuclear powered missiles.