Biden, Dems move a bold progressive agenda toward the end zone


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This week, Joshua Holland kicks off the show with an important correction to some lazy journalism about inflation--and to the destructive conventional wisdom that it is fuelling.

Then we are joined by Seth Hanlon, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and former advisor to Barack Obama, to discuss the $3.5 trillion infrastructure and jobs framework that Senate Democrats agreed to this week. It is, as Joe Biden said of Obamacare, a big f**king deal.

Finally, we speak with journalist Kim Kelly about a major strike that has been going on for almost four months in Alabama that has gotten virtually no coverage in the national media. Kim tells us that in a deep South that is notoriously hostile toward organized labor, workers at Warrior Met's Brookwood coal mine have been the targets of multiple attacks but have so far held firm.


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