2020-08-21 12:14:49

Recovering Our Freedom From Big Ag, Big Tech, And Big Money


Sonali Kolhatkar speaks with Zephyr Teachout about breaking up big tech.

One of the most jarring trends during the coronavirus pandemic is that Wall Street is booming while Americans are desperately struggling. The wealth of billionaires like Jeff Bezos have dramatically multiplied even as tens of millions of Americans have lost jobs. Companies like Amazon have an outsized power on our society and economy and writing about the massive monopolies that have emerged today is the well-known progressive figure Zephyr Teachout.

Zephyr Teachout, attorney, political activist, and anti-trust and corruption expert. In 2018 she ran for New York Attorney General and was endorsed by Senator Bernie Sanders. She was part of the team of lawyers that sued Donald Trump for allegedly violating the emoluments clause of the Constitution. Teachout sits on the board of directors of the Open Markets Institute, and teaches law at Fordham University. She lives in New York City. Her new book is called BREAK ‘EM UP: Recovering Our Freedom from Big Ag, Big Tech, and Big Money.

Rising Up with Sonali is a radio and television show that brings progressive news coverage rooted in gender and racial justice to a wide audience. Rising Up With Sonali was built on the foundation of Sonali Kolhatkar's earlier show, Uprising, which became the longest-running drive-time radio show on KPFK in Los Angeles hosted by a woman. RUS airs on Free Speech TV every weekday.

Missed an episode?  Check out Rising Up on FSTV VOD anytime or visit the show page for the latest clips.

#FreeSpeechTV is one of the last standing national, independent news networks committed to advancing progressive social change. 

#FSTV is available on Dish, DirectTV, AppleTV, Roku, Sling and online at freespeech.org.

 .

Amazon Big Tech Facebook Free Speech TV Rising Up with Sonali Sonali Kolhatkar United States Zephyr Teachout

Economy

The Randi Rhodes' Show

Marco Rubio Wanted More

Marco Rubio Wanted More

The Stephanie Miller Show

Newsflash, It Did Happen Under Trump's Administration

Newsflash, It Did Happen Under Trump's Administration

The Stephanie Miller Show

Marjorie Taylor Greene and The Spread of Misinformation

Marjorie Taylor Greene and The Spread of Misinformation

The Randi Rhodes' Show

This Is Insanity

This Is Insanity

Related

The Thom Hartmann Program

GOP Wants To Cut ‘We The People’ From the Constitution? Featuring Viki Harrison

GOP Wants To Cut ‘We The People’ From the Constitution? Featuring Viki Harrison

The David Pakman Show

Trump to Return to Twitter and Facebook

Trump to Return to Twitter and Facebook

The David Pakman Show

RECORD Number of Americans Employed, Biden Approval KEEPS CLIMBING

RECORD Number of Americans Employed, Biden Approval KEEPS CLIMBING

The Thom Hartmann Program

Can Banning Foreign Ownership Lower Home Prices?

Can Banning Foreign Ownership Lower Home Prices?

Proud Partners