Traders and financial professionals work ahead of the closing bell on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on June 15, 2018 in New York City.
Traders and financial professionals work ahead of the closing bell on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on June 15, 2018 in New York City. - 
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In the push for tax cuts last year, President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans said companies would use the money they saved to reinvest in workers, build new factories and help propel the economy to even faster growth. Nine months later, we've seen something very different. There's been a dramatic increase in stock buybacks, which is great for shareholders ... not so much for most Americans. The Roosevelt Institute's Lenore Palladino makes us smart about how buybacks work, and the damage they could do to the economy. Then, we'll hear about your filter bubbles and how you get out of them, reaching way back to our conversation with George Lakoff

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