AmericasDemocrats.org–January 8, 2012

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Kirsten Downey

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A one-time reporter who signed on to write the final chapter of a government report on the financial crisis says if it weren’t for Social Security, there would be as high an unemployment rate as during the Depression.

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David Sirota

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David Sirota, a radio host, Democratic strategist and author, has written a book explaining how bad 1980s movies and TV shows like Rambo, Familiy Ties and the A-Team led to today’s culture of greed and militarism.

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Joe Cirincione

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The President of the Ploughshares Fund, who warns that recent moves in the Persian Gulf by Iran could slide America into a conflict neither nation really wants.

The Bill Press Show

Ploughshares Fund

AmericasDemocrats.Org — May 8th, 2011

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David Sirota

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David Sirota is a journalist, nationally syndicated weekly newspaper columnist, award-winning radio host and bestselling author.  He shares his views on last week’s celebrations of Osama Bin Laden’s death.

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Sally Kohn

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Sally Kohn, the grassroots political organizer and commentator,  on why she remains “morally conflicted” about Osama bin Laden’s assassination.

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Senator Ben Cardin

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Bill Press interviews U.S. Senator Ben Cardin about Osama bin Laden —  what does it mean for the war in Afghanistan and continued aid to Pakistan?  And as we move past this news cycle — are Republicans stepping back from the Republican Congressman’s budget plan?