2020-03-27 13:00:37

Congress Pushes $2 Trillion Pandemic Bill. Will Dems Allow “Corporate Coup”?

Democracy Now! continues our look at the massive $2 trillion coronavirus relief package — the largest stimulus bill in U.S. history — with author Matt Stoller, who argues the country will be unrecognizable after this pandemic if big corporations walk away with trillions of dollars and no strings attached.

Stoller is a research director at the American Economic Liberties Project and author of the book Goliath: The 100-Year War Between Monopoly Power and Democracy.

His recent column for The Guardian is headlined “he coronavirus relief bill could turn into a corporate coup if we aren’t careful.

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