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November 24, 2017

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–On the Show:

–The conclusion to our interview with Rachel Sherman, Associate Professor of Sociology at the New School in New York and author of the book  “Uneasy Street: Anxieties of Affluence,” who joins David to discuss economic inequality, hedonic adaptation, and how wealth appears to change one’s perception of reality

–The US Senate votes 89-8 on Monday to pass the annual National Defense Authorization Act; 41 out of 46 Democratic Senators support the bill and its nearly $700 billion in military spending for the 2018 fiscal year

–Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, offered to provide private briefings on the status of the Trump campaign to Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska

–Notable discussions from The David Pakman Show Subreddit

–A look into the myth that a $15 federal minimum wage would be economically inefficient, take away jobs, and decimate small businesses

–President Trump has lunch with African leaders at the United Nations on Wednesday and says that the non-existent country of “Nambia” has an increasingly self-sufficient health system

–Fox News hosts, including Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity, claim that Donald Trump is vindicated for tweeting that Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower during the campaign after revelations surface that Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort was under surveillance; legal experts claim Fox News’ assertions of vindication are bogus

–Voicemail from an inmate in Georgia who wants TDPS broadcast in Gwinett Country correctional facilities

–On the Bonus Show: Jimmy Kimmel bashes Senator Cassidy over health care bill, rising temperatures are the deadliest disasters, seven countries to ban fossil-fuel cars, and much more…

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