65 minutes | Dec 16th 2020

2488 - How UFC Fighters Created a New Class-Action Lawsuit & Breaking Down Student Loan Forgiveness w/ Marshall Steinbaum

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Sam hosts University of Utah economics professor Marshall Steinbaum (@Econ_Marshall) to discuss the novel class-action lawsuit filed by UFC fighters against the league's parent company Zuffa, and why Biden should forgive student loan debt.

On today's show: Asked to respond to Bernie Sanders' criticism of Democrats' self-negotiating, Manchin says this is a lifeline for people and there's opportunity to pass more relief.

Sam hosts University of Utah economics professor Marshall Steinbaum (@Econ_Marshall) to discuss the novel class-action lawsuit filed by UFC fighters against the league's parent company Zuffa. The definition of "monopsony," how UFC fighters are using anti-trust law to assert their rights, and this suit's implications for gig workers going forward. Also: Why Biden should forgive student loan debt.

On the fun half: Nina Turner shares campaign video for OH-11 seat. Hot mic: Ontario health ministers admit they read whatever is put before them during press conferences. Alberta Canada health official can't put mask on properly. Kayleigh MAGA-neny synthesizes her roles during White House press briefing. Maria Bartiromo says she has sources saying Trump still actually won the election. Charlie Kirk calls out McConnell, suggests GOP will lose Senate because McConnell congratulated Biden, explains when congrats are appropriate. Seb Gorka says Republicans need to be like 300 Spartans, vote in Georgia and says don't give up on Trump. Dave Rubin explains the love Trump and Melania feel for each other. MAGA trucker says Trump is going to win after Pence presides over alternative elector. Plus, your calls and IMs.

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