Trump’s kids’ tax cuts vs your tax cuts

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Doug Cunningham of Worker’s Independent News joins us to talk about the $1.5 Trillion in tax cuts over 10 years and how it will effect people in the US. He says that Trump’s Children will save $1 billion on their inheritance, some companies that outsource jobs will receive tax cuts, and any tax cuts that go to the middle class are planned to expire. We also discuss a little bit about the current NAFTA negotiations.

Anti-LGBT Bill Passed In Mississippi Legalizes Discrimination

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From Media Matters, we have Cristian Lopez on the program to talk about the anti-LGBTQ bill that passed in Mississippi. This bill allows business to deny services based on their religious views. This legislation is reminiscent when African American’s were restricted from eating at lunch counters before the civil rights act protected them. This and similar bills have been pushed by the anti-LGBTQ group Alliance Defending Freedom.

GOP Tax Plan Is a Plan For The Rich Only

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Doug Cunningham of Worker’s Independent News joins us to talk about the GOP’s tax reform plan. Doug said he talk to The Economic Policy Institute and they said the plan was not a tax plan for the middle class and that “all the tax cuts are going to the rich.” We also discuss a tire plant that is in the process on organizing in Georgia. They seem to be facing similar union busting tactics that other workers have seen in recent years. Finally we talk about the case that the SOCTUS will be hearing on the dues ubication of public sector workers.