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'Left, Right & Center': One Fiscal Cliff Down, Boehner, and Al Gore's Big Payday

Alexander Reed Kelly
Associate Editor
In December 2010, Alex was arrested for civil disobedience outside the White House alongside Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges, Pentagon whistle-blower Daniel Ellsberg, healthcare activist Margaret Flowers and…
Alexander Reed Kelly

Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other “Left, Right & Center” panelists consider the fiscal cliff deal and the issues it left untouched: the debt ceiling and the threat of “reform” to social services. They also dissect the re-election of John Boehner as speaker of the House as well as the FTC’s decision on Google and antitrust and anti-competition laws.

Also up for discussion: Al Gore stands to make $70 million to $100 million off the sale of his Current TV network to Al-Jazeera. Is crony capitalism on the rise?

Joining Scheer and host Matt Miller on this week’s program is Luigi Zingales, a professor of finance at the University of Chicago.

— Posted by Alexander Reed Kelly.

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