Corporate Impunity, Antarctic Melting, HIV And The Affordable Care Act

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Almost six years after the 2008 financial crisis, one banker has been arrested for illegal banking practices. Rob Ferrett and Veronica Rueckert speak with a financial reporter who says this is due to the rise of corporate impunity. Then they check on a report by two teams of scientists that a large part of the Antarctic is rapidly melting, and learn how the Affordable Care Act has affected care for people with HIV in Wisconsin.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Galen Druke Producer
  • Marika Suval Producer
  • Jesse Eisinger Guest
  • Eric Rignot Guest
  • Mike Gifford Guest
  • Katlyn Stalnaker Guest

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