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|The Unfair U.S. Justice System|
|Date||Sunday July 06|
|Time||6:00 PM - 8:00 PM|
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Journalist Matt Taibbi explains the growing divide in the U.S. justice system. Matt touches on the issues of big money buying innocence and poverty often resulting in guilt.
Matt Taibbi is the author of “The Divide: American Injustice In the Age of the Wealth Gap.” and “Griftopia: A Story of Bankers, Politicians, and the Most Audacious Power Grab in American History” and “The Great Derangement: A Terrifying True Story of War, Politics, and Religion at the Twilight of the American Empire.” (@mtaibbi)
Also Authur Laby speaks. He is professor of law at Rutgers University.
Source: On Point with Tom Ashbrook: Matt Taibbi On Unequal Justice In The Age Of Inequality
According to the U.S. government, there are 46.5 million Americans who live below the poverty line officially. But everyone who has studied poverty agrees that this figure is completely wrong. Why still measure poverty in a way that so many people agree is wrong? How could we do it better?
Source: planet money: The Trouble With The Poverty Line
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