Today Trevor sits down for a solo show to talk thru his current views of the writer’s strike as well as its possible outcomes. With a semi-deep dive into wall street to show how it is itself a Panzi scheme to help illustrate the rationale of the executives of studios and streamers and then in part 2 goes all in on how he believes the strike will end and who will benefit and who will be cast aside.
Links mentioned in this episode are:
Age of Easy Money (full documentary) | FRONTLINE – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpMLAQbSYAw&ab_channel=FRONTLINEPBS%7COfficial
Not Vice: https://notvice.com/
SBA Potentially Lost $200 Billion In Covid Pandemic Relief To Fraud And Abuse, Government Watchdog Finds: https://www.forbes.com/sites/anafaguy/2023/06/27/sba-lost-200-billion-in-covid-pandemic-relief-to-fraud-and-abuse-government-watchdog-finds/?sh=7060614275eb
How the Paycheck Protection Program went from good intentions to a huge free-for-all: https://www.npr.org/2023/01/09/1145040599/ppp-loan-forgiveness
‘Biggest fraud in a generation’: The looting of the Covid relief plan known as PPP: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/justice-department/biggest-fraud-generation-looting-covid-relief-program-known-ppp-n1279664
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Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (www.piercedearsrec.com). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)