May 10, 2015

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh says the Baltimore riots highlight the need for improving police procedures and systemic conditions of poor health, bad education and hopelessness. Former ambassador Peter Galbraith reveals that President George W. Bush squandered the possibility for a good agreement to keep Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons. And Bill Press interviews journalist Jonathan Allen about the Republican presidential field … and Hillary Clinton.

 

  • May 10, 2015 May 10, 2015 Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh on the troubles in Baltimore … former Ambassador Peter Galbraith on trusting Iran – or not … and Bill Press interviews political commentator Jonathan Allen.
  • Brian Frosh Brian Frosh Most police officers in Baltimore, and elsewhere, are fine public servants, but Maryland attorney general Brian Frosh says the troubles in that city point out the need to improve police procedures.
  • Peter Galbraith Peter Galbraith The U.S. could have had a good nuclear deal with Iran back in 2003, says former diplomat Peter Galbraith, but the George W. Bush administration squandered the opportunity.
  • Jonathan Allen Jonathan Allen Bill Press and his guest, journalist Jonathan Allen.
  • Jim Hightower Jim Hightower Stop postal execs from destroying our Postal Service.


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April 12, 2015

Peter Galbraith is a former ambassador and expert on the Middle East. He answers questions about the value of the administration’s deal with Iran. Richard Heinberg is an environmental and energy expert. He warns we are on the brink of extinction as a civilization. And Bill Press interviews the Reverend Barry Lynn about recent assaults on civil liberties.

  • April 12, 2015 April 12, 2015 Former diplomat Peter Galbraith asks what’s the alternative to a deal with Iran. Environmental author Richard Heinberg says we may be facing the end of civilization. And Bill Press interviews church & state expert Barry Lynn.
  • Peter Galbraith Peter Galbraith The recent agreement between the United States and Iran was a good one, says former diplomat Peter Galbraith because there is no better alternative.
  • Richard Heinberg Richard Heinberg Author Richard Heinberg says the fossil fuel industry is so powerful that it is writing America a prescription for environmental disaster.
  • Barry Lynn Barry Lynn Bill Press and his guest the Reverend Barry Lynn.
  • Jim Hightower Jim Hightower Oil refinery workers on strike over explosive issue.


 

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November 25, 2012

A Columbia University expert on the Middle East says if Romney had won the election, it would have meant “a green light for war” on Iran. Now, he says, sanctions will have a chance to work. Author Phil Longman has an idea – give every American at birth a federal savings account that the parents and the child would contribute to for a lifetime. And with everyone talking about the Lincoln movie, presidential historian Leon Billings reviews the best presidential libraries, recommending a stop in Springfield, Illinois.

  • Nov. 25, 2012 Nov. 25, 2012 The Middle East is in turmoil and the middle class is in danger. And in middle America, a visit to the Lincoln presidential library.
  • Richard Bulliet Richard Bulliet Richard Bulliet is a Columbia University professor and an expert on the Middle East. He says Obama’s re-election is promising in terms of containing Iran’s nuclear ambitions, as opposed to the “greenlight for war” that would have resulted from Romney winning the election.
  • Phil Longman Phil Longman Phil Longman is a progressive thinker, and he has a program he believes would preserve the middle class for generations – a lifetime savings account funded by the government to start and built by obligatory contributions from the holder’s salary.
  • Leon Billings Leon Billings Washington consultant Leon Billings recently took a vacation … touring presidential libraries and museums. He talks about his favorites, and finds that the Lincoln library is ideal for children, and Clinton’s is the most educational.
  • Jim Hightower Jim Hightower An election edition of the news of the weird.

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