12:11am

Fri August 8, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Your Call: The U.S.-Africa Summit and corporate taxes

On August 8th edition of  Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss media coverage of the three-day US-Africa Summit in Washington DC. We’ll also talk about President Obama’s interview with the Economist in which he talked about his friendly relationship with big business. We’ll be joined by the San Francisco Chronicle’s Andrew Ross, the Guardian’s Chris McGreal and The Nation’s Mike Konczal. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guest:

Michael Konczal, fellow with the Roosevelt Institute, the contributor to the Nation magazine’s new project monthly feature, The Score

Andrew Ross, San Francisco Chronicle business columnist

Chris McGreal, senior writer for Guardian US

Web Resources:

SF Chronicle: Will other firms take cue from Walgreens and stay in U.S.?

The Guardian: Africa leaders' summit: why human rights are off Obama's agenda

The Nation: The Real Solution to Wealth Inequality

The Washington Post: Alternative African summit challenges the official oneternative African summit challenges the official one

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