112: Murder In The Bayou and Betting On Zero
Later, we discussed Betting On Zero, the 2016 documentary about Herbalife, and financier Bill Ackman's attempt to kill the MLM off by short-selling the stock. It's hard to say what the real difference is between an illegal pyramid scheme and a legal MLM...and what the ethical difference is between exploiting "the downline" for profit, and exploiting government intervention to back up an investment gamble. Does the doc answer those questions? Listen and find out what we thought on The Blotter Presents, Episode 112.
- Murder In The Bayou: https://www.sho.com/murder-in-the-bayou
- Betting On Zero: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80108609
- The Waves podcast on Slate: https://slate.com/podcasts/the-waves
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