March 14 - The Morally Bankrupt Bank; Billionaires Decide the Nation's Leaders; A Wry Look at British Politics

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Part 1

We begin with the bombshell dropped on Wall Street today in the form of an op-ed in the New York Times by a former Goldman Sachs executive who wrote “Why I Am Leaving Goldman Sachs”, accusing the company of being morally bankrupt, with a working “environment now as toxic and destructive as ever”. William Cohan, a contributing editor to “Fortune” and author of “Money and Power: How Goldman Sachs Came to Rule the World” joins us.

William Cohan


Part 2

Then we examine how SuperPACs are determining who will run for the presidency in this election, and likely who will be the next president. Ari Berman, a contributing writer to “The Nation” and an Investigative Journalism Fellow at the Nation Institute joins us to discuss the overwhelming influence of SuperPACs on our already money-driven electoral system and how a handful of billionaires will determine the political fate of the nation.

Ari Berman


Part 3

Then finally British humorist Martin Lewis joins us to take a wry look at the current visit of U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron to the White House at a convenient time for Cameron when back home his friend and neighbor Rebeckah Brooks, the former head of Rupert Murdoch’s British Media empire, is being arrested along with five others for conspiring to pervert the course of justice.

Martin Lewis
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