Progressive Democrats are furious over President Biden’s early capitulation, as he dramatically reduces his economic request in the face of icy resistance from the GOP while lowering corporate tax rates.
Caleb Maupin, journalist and political analyst, joins us to discuss this week’s important news stories. The true issue between China and the US is that one wants to grow its economy and improve a lot of its citizens, and the other wants to militarily and economically dominate the planet. Also, NATO is now arguing that Russia, a nation with a military that is predominantly defensive in nature, is the greatest threat to world peace.
Jack Rasmus, professor in economics and politics at St. Mary’s College in California, joins us to discuss economics. President Biden has backtracked on his campaign promises by agreeing to cut taxes for corporations and dramatically reduce his fiscal request for infrastructure spending. Also, jobless claims are dropping and hiring is increasing. Is this a sign of economic recovery?
Laith Marouf, broadcaster and journalist based in Beirut, Lebanon, joins us to discuss the Middle East. Israel has a new coalition that claims it can unseat Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Many observers argue that this fragile coalition will not last for more than a few weeks or months at the longest. Also, defenders of Palestinian rights believe that they are now able to claim the moral high ground internationally. How will the emergence of a new…