Posts In Category

National Policy

1% vs. 99%ClintonCultureElection 2016EnergyEnvironmentGunsInternational AffairsISISIsrael & PalestineMilitarism & PoliceNational PolicyObamaPodcastPopulismRacismTake ActionWarWomen

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/ProgressiveChoices_.mp3With Trump as president, it would be a major effort to just move back to the center. With Hillary Clinton, and sustained  pressure from progressives, forward motion is possible, if difficult. This is for progressives thinking about the election. Michael

Read More
1% vs. 99%ClintonEconomyElection 2016Electoral OpportunitiesFiscal PolicyHidden HistoryInternational AffairsIsrael & PalestineJusticeNational PolicyPodcastPopulismSocialismTake Action

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/FedReserve_PalestineDNC.mp3How do you like paying interest to use your own money? According to Mike Krauss of the Public Banking Institute, it doesn’t have to be that way. We can replace the privately held Federal Reserve system and use the treasury

Read More
1% vs. 99%ClintonEconomyElection 2016Electoral OpportunitiesFreedom & RIghtsInternational AffairsJusticeNational PolicyObamaObama CarePodcastPopulismRacismTake Action

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/DNCReview.mp3The divide was deep going into the 2016 Democratic National Convention. How did it end up? Is there real unity now? Bernie Sanders campaign New Hampshire political director Kurt Ehrenberg (Bernie won by 22 points in NH) assesses the week

Read More
1% vs. 99%CIA, NSA, FBIClintonDrug WarElection 2016Hidden HistoryInternational AffairsNational PolicyObamaPodcastWar

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/HillaryHonduras.mp3Recently released emails reveal that then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton enabled the success of the military coup in Honduras in 2009 which overthrew a democratically elected president. Instead of “hope,” it was the same old American heavy-handedness which has created

Read More
ClintonCultureEducationElection 2016Freedom & RIghtsHidden HistoryInternational AffairsNational PolicyObamaPodcastRacismWomen

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/GlassCeilingWomen.mp3How many women do you think have run for president? Of the 200 or so who have done it, there are three before Hillary who made a difference. In her new book, The Highest Glass Ceiling; Women’s Quest for the

Read More
CIA, NSA, FBIClintonCultureElection 2016GunsHidden HistoryInternational AffairsIsrael & PalestineJusticeNational PolicyObamaPodcastPopulismRacismReligionWarWomen

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/RFK.mp3From ruthless cold warrior to taking on his nemesis LBJ over the war in Vietnam, was Bobby Kennedy an opportunist? Who was the “runt” of the Kennedy litter?  In this remarkable interview, bestselling author Larry Tye tells us how Bobby’s

Read More
1% vs. 99%CIA, NSA, FBIClintonCultureEducationElection 2016Fiscal PolicyFreedom & RIghtsGunsHidden HistoryJusticeNational PolicyObamaPodcastPopulismTake ActionTea PartyWar

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/Fourth%20%20ofJuly2016%201.mp3Independence day: Many Americans see our freedom to choose as consumers as what independence is all about. But recovering corporate CEO and Huffington Post columnist Richard Eskow on this show shines a light on how far we’ve veered from what

Read More
1% vs. 99%ClintonCultureEconomyElection 2016Freedom & RIghtsHidden HistoryInternational AffairsNational PolicyObamaPodcastPopulismRacismSocialismTake ActionTea PartyUncategorized

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/BrexitAfter.mp3This changes everything. “Britons may have made a short term tactical mistake, but the true error is Europe’s” according to Patrick Lawrence, Salon’s foreign affairs columnist. He adds that Bernie Sanders got it right in saying, “Let’s be clear. the

Read More
1% vs. 99%CultureDrug WarEconomyEducationFreedom & RIghtsHidden HistoryIsrael & PalestineJusticeMilitarism & PoliceNational PolicyPodcastPopulismRacism

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/SpatializedBlackness.mp3They sought a better life from the Jim Crow South and freedom, but what they found was something else. It may not be bricks and mortar prison, but black citizens have been intentionally limited to specific areas on the map

Read More
AfghanistanCIA, NSA, FBIClintonElection 2016Freedom & RIghtsInternational AffairsISISNational PolicyObamaPodcastTake ActionWar

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/SwansonWWIII.mp3It’s not the fifties, the Cold War is over, yet neo-cons continue to push NATO expansion on Russia’s borders backing them into a wall. As Russia and Syria fight ISIS, American leaders like Hillary Clinton call for a No-Fly Zone

Read More
CIA, NSA, FBIClintonElection 2016Freedom & RIghtsInternational AffairsJusticeMilitarism & PoliceNational PolicyObamaPodcastTake Action

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/Hertsgaard.mp3Since when is it a crime to report a crime? Before there was Edward Snowden there was Thomas Drake. You never heard of him, but he is a former high-up NSA official who saw abuses against the fourth amendment and

Read More
1% vs. 99%CultureDrug WarEducationJusticeMilitarism & PoliceNational PolicyPodcastRacismWomen

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/PushoutTeenBlackGirls.mp3Girls of color make up 16% of female high school students, yet they make up more than a third of all girls with a school-related arrest. They are systematically pushed out of the education system, and that helps no one.

Read More
1% vs. 99%ClintonCultureFreedom & RIghtsGunsHidden HistoryJusticeNational PolicyPodcastPopulismRacismReligionSecessionTea PartyWar

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/EcstaticNationKDA%201.mp3Of course the North beat the South but Southern Values also won. Northern collusion with slavery, annexing Cuba, the 1% vs the 99%, and the wisdom of Phineas T. Barnum are all entertainingly discussed in Ecstatic Nation: Confidence Crisis and

Read More
1% vs. 99%ClintonCultureDrug WarEducationElection 2016JusticeNational PolicyPodcast

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/EducationalEthics.mp3Our founders knew how essential education is to have a functioning democracy. Teachers today face challenges more than one might imagine: balancing community demands with needs of individual students. In their new book, Dilemmas of Educational Ethics, authors Meira Levinson

Read More
1% vs. 99%ClintonDrug WarEconomyEducationElection 2016Fiscal PolicyFreedom & RIghtsHidden HistoryNational PolicyObamaPodcastPopulismRacismSocialismTake ActionTea PartyWarWomen

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/CrackingUpParry2.mp3Are we watching a train wreck in progress? Journalist Robert Parry, who broke many of the Iran-Contra stories, offers his insight into how the 2016 Democratic Party may have ignored important lessons from the 1968 crack up. There will be

Read More
1% vs. 99%CultureEducationFreedom & RIghtsGunsHidden HistoryInternational AffairsJusticeMilitarism & PoliceNational PolicyPodcastSocialismWarWomen

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/HochschildALBBook.mp3Adam Hochschild has written best selling books about a Belgian King’s holocaust in the Congo and another about the brave British women who fought against the insanity of the first world war. His new book is Spain in Our Hearts:

Read More
1% vs. 99%ClintonCultureElection 2016Freedom & RIghtsInternational AffairsJusticeNational PolicyObamaPodcastPopulismProtests & ResistanceSocialismTake Action

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/NuitDebout_HabeasCorpus.mp3Hundreds of thousands of people in France and elsewhere in Europe gather nightly. It is huge, but you probably have never heard of it. The blackout has been intentional. It’s more than a protest, it’s a serious movement. As Sorbonne

Read More
ClintonCultureElection 2016International AffairsIsrael & PalestineJusticeMarriageNational PolicyObamaPodcastRacismReligionTake Action

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/BrownfeldIsrael5_16.mp3And not just for Palestinians. With the ascent of the nationalistic right, even Jewish Israelis are feeling the sting of government assaults on democracy. Allan Brownfeld, editor of the magazine of The American Council for Judaism, explains how democracy is

Read More
1% vs. 99%AbortionAfghanistanClintonDrug WarEconomyElection 2016Fiscal PolicyFreedom & RIghtsInternational AffairsISISNational PolicyObama CarePodcastTake ActionTaxesTea PartyWar

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/Rubens5_16.mp3It’s the year of the anti-establishment candidates: in both parties. Jim Rubens is certainly the underdog against incumbent Kelly Ayotte, a Washington favorite. While Rubens is no liberal, he does take on issues such as the power of money in

Read More
1% vs. 99%CultureEconomyFiscal PolicyHidden HistoryJusticeNational PolicyPodcastPopulismTake ActionTaxesTea Party

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/Charity_KDA.mp3Q: When is a donation not a donation? A: When it’s an investment. It is a rare super wealthy philanthropist who gives without need of great public recognition? From feudal times, it has been in the interests of the baronial

Read More
CultureInternational AffairsJusticeNational PolicyPodcastRacismTake Action

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/BoyKnife_CholeraCoverup.mp3A teenager kills another with his knife and is tried and sentenced as an adult. Is this the best we can do? Is justice served? In her new book: Boy with a Knife, activist, author and professor Jean Trounstine explores

Read More
CultureDrug WarEconomyFiscal PolicyFreedom & RIghtsHidden HistoryJusticeNational PolicyPodcastRacismTake ActionTaxes

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/IncarcertationNation.mp3American exceptionalism is a reality in terms of locking up almost 5 times as many citizens as all other advanced industrialized democracies. Over the last 40 years, the incarceration rate has skyrocketed by nearly 400 percent. How did we get

Read More
ClintonCultureElection 2016International AffairsISISIsrael & PalestineNational PolicyObamaPodcastReligionTake ActionWar

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/SaudiLegislation.mp3They’ve been the big boys ruling their neighborhood for half a century. They really don’t want to give it up, but with their war in Yemen hurting their standing (and America’s) and the dropping price of oil, they are being

Read More
1% vs. 99%AbortionClintonCultureEconomyElection 2016Freedom & RIghtsHidden HistoryJusticeNational PolicyObamaPodcastPopulismTake ActionTaxesTea PartyWomen

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/CourtsInequality.mp3It’s not just the rapacious, perhaps truly pathological greed of the super rich. The Supreme Court has actively participated in the devastation of the formerly-large middle class. According to law professor Michel Gilman, the US Supreme Court has taken a

Read More
1% vs. 99%AbortionClintonCultureEconomyElection 2016EntertainmentInternational AffairsNational PolicyObamaPodcastTake ActionWarWomen

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/BorosageStateoftheRace.mp3Politics is theater and yet the mainstream media is missing the real drama. It’s not on the Republican side: the genuinely close race is for the Democratic nomination. On this podcast, Robert Borosage, founder and president of Institute for America’s

Read More
AfghanistanCIA, NSA, FBIClintonCultureElection 2016ISISMilitarism & PoliceNational PolicyObamaPodcastTake ActionTaxesTortureWar

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/MilitaryMadness.mp3Gregory Foster is a decorated Vietnam vet who teaches at National Defense University. He is dedicated to an efficient and effective defense of our country and argues what we most need to achieve that end is a demilitarization of the

Read More
1% vs. 99%CIA, NSA, FBIClintonCultureDrug WarElection 2016International AffairsIsrael & PalestineJusticeNational PolicyObamaPodcastWarWomen

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/01%20Cuba_Palestine.mp3How significant a change in policy toward Latin America does Obama’s trip to Havana mean? As Mark Weisbrot, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy research explains, while the opening to Cuba is beneficial, it seems the American tradition

Read More
1% vs. 99%ClintonCultureEconomyEducationElection 2016Fiscal PolicyNational PolicyObamaPodcastTake Action

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/WorkProfKochan.mp3Between 1945 and the Reagan era, Americans understood that work benefited all and when productivity when up, all stakeholders shared in the rewards. Of course that all changed. But in his new book “Shaping the Future of Work: What Future

Read More
1% vs. 99%ClintonCultureDrug WarElection 2016JusticeNational PolicyObamaPodcastRacismSocialismTea PartyWomen

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/IHeartObama.mp3He’s a mirror of our culture, the question is: will America look in the mirror? Guest on this show is Erin Aubry Kaplan, author of the new book “I (heart) Obama,” and a long time writer about the black experience

Read More
AfghanistanCIA, NSA, FBIClintonDrug WarHidden HistoryInternational AffairsNational PolicyObamaPodcastReligionTake ActionWomen

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/OpiumAfg_Immigrants.mp3How did a pink flower beat the world’s only superpower? After 15 years, 2200 Americans dead, more than a trillion dollars The US has not been able to pacify one of the worlds poorest nations. One of the worlds leading

Read More