Recent Shows–July 22nd, 2012

The role of corporations is looming large in the presidential campaign. Today, we learn about the history of corporations from author and media theorist Douglas Rushkoff, who says since the Middle Ages, corporations have tried to prevent the rise of a middle class. A historian who writes about FDR links him to President […]–July 15th, 2012

Who cares about swing voters? Why should taxes go up? Why did Barney Frank choose to get married now?  Alan Abramowitz is a professor of political science at Emory University and well known for correctly predicting most of the presidential election outcomes. He has not yet made his […]–July 8th, 2012

Reflections on Woody Guthrie from Pete Seeger and former Senator Fred Harris … and a nun tells why the Republican budget contradicts the gospel. Our first guest today is a truly great American, perhaps the leading progressive icon of our times. In honor of the centennial […]–July 1st, 2012

Immigration ruling an opportunity for Democrats. Jeffersonians and Hamiltonians still arguing. And in politics, things are worse than they look. Mitt Romney says Arizona’s discredited immigration restriction was model legislation. But now that the Supreme Court thinks otherwise, what is Romney’s backup plan? Nothing, says Congressman Raul Grijalva. He says […]–June 24th, 2012

Making the world safe for Exxon, shining light on hidden government benefits, explaining the president’s immigration policy shift, and Jim Hightower says it’s time to focus on the “Doug Jones Average.”  President George W. Bush threatened to designate an Indonesian group as terrorist unless it stopped […]