Episode Summary

Katrina vanden Heuvel reports on Russia's monument to victims of the Gulag and comments on Robert Mueller's investigations and the lessons of Trump's victory.
Plus George Zornick discusses the obstacles facing the GOP's tax bill in Congress, and legendary restauranteur Danny Meyer explains why he's against tipping.

Episode Notes

Katrina vanden Heuvel reports on the dedication of Russia's monument to victims of the Gulag, and comments on Robert Mueller's investigations—which "must continue"—and on the lessons of Trump's victory: the Democrats must overcome their failure to win working class voters. 

Plus: The GOP tax bill faces problems in the House, and may never get to the Senate—where additional obstacles await. George Zornick explains.

Also: Legendary restauranteur Danny Meyer explains why he's against tipping—he spoke at a dinner in honor of The Nation's Food issue, held at his restaurant at the Whitney Museum, "Untitled."

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Political talk without the boring parts—featuring the writers, activists and artists who shape the week in news. Hosted by Jon Wiener and presented by The Nation Magazine.