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The Future of Labor

May 12, 2016


The Chief and Lou spend the first hour of the show discussing the presidential election. Lou describes why the super delegates were put in place and how they prevent party outsiders like Bernie Sanders from winning the primary. The Chief is concerned with our country’s election practices and thinks we should be shifting to a more democratic system like France. The second hour starts off with Chief’s in-depth analysis of the job numbers which leads to a discussion that takes a close look at our labor practices. The two debate the perks of reinstating a military draft or establishing a volunteer corp draft, as well as whether we’d be better off going to a single payer healthcare system.

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Lou Michels

Lou Michels is an employment and sports law attorney with a national law firm, who is also an NFL player agent. He joins the Stocks & Jocks show every Thursday morning from Denver, Colorado. Lou represents companies and individuals in dealing with workplace problems ranging from labor union and discrimination cases to employment contracts and trade secret disputes. He played football at Air Force, and graduated from Duke Law School, where he developed an appreciation for college basketball. He is a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel. Lou grew up in Winnipeg, Canada, and Minneapolis, where his father was a professional football coach for the Minnesota Vikings for almost 30 years. Read more.

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