PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “Is Capitalism The Virus? with Richard Wolff” / Thom Hartmann Program / Thom Hartmann ☮

Why didn’t the invisible hand of the free market save us from the Corona virus pandemic? Why wasn’t a cure invented that saved everyone from the illness and made a large profit? Because capitalism doesn’t work like that, Richard Wolff explains how the real sickness is the system!

PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “Republicans Struggle to Reboot Their ‘Small Government, Personal Responsibility’ Scam; Will Americans Buy It Again?” / Thom Hartmann / MUST READ! ☮

"American conservatism has been a scam since the 1920s and continues to be a scam that exclusively benefits the very White and the very wealthy in this country," writes Hartmann. (Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Joe Scarborough, on his morning TV show, had a roundtable with George Will and David Frum in which these three old conservative war horses discussed the possibility of the Republican Party returning to its “conservative values.”
Those values they identified included balanced budgets, personal responsibility, and small government. It’s important for Americans to understand what conservatives mean when they use these words.

PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “Biden Reportedly Narrows VP Pick to Two Cops” / The Rational National / David Doel ☮

According to journalist Charles Gasparino, the Joe Biden campaign has narrowed down his Vice President pick down to two cops; former prosecutor Kamala Harris and former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings.

PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “Capitalism’s Dirty Little Secret: Prison, Slavery and Police with Richard Wolff” / Thom Hartmann Program / Thom Hartmann ☮

Are prisoners being used as slave labor? Do police act as guards to private property? Richard Wolff joins Thom Hartmann exposing Capitalism’s dirty little secret….

PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “POS Amy Klobuchar, Protected Officer in George Floyd Case” / The Rational National / David Doel ☮

Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar’s history as a prosecutor in Minnesota, specifically her inaction on a Derek Chauvin case, is directly connected to what happened to George Floyd.