July 26, 2015

Another police encounter with an African-American results in death, and regular commentator Fred Rotondaro examines “the nothingness” that leads to somebody dying. Author Richard Heinberg says fracking may become less of an issue because its cost to energy companies is more than the return. And Bill Press interviews Peter Kornbluh about relations with Cuba.

 

  • July 26, 2015 July 26, 2015 Fred Rotondaro talks about urban policing … author Richard Heinberg says fracking may be doomed by economics alone. And Bill Press chats with Peter Kornbluh of “The Nation.”
  • Fred Rotondaro Fred Rotondaro Fred Rotondaro looks at the outbreak of police-citizen violence and suggests that it is more about class than race.
  • Richard Heinberg Richard Heinberg Author Richard Heinberg says public acceptance of the global warming crisis is growing and that we are running out of time before an economic and ecological disaster.
  • Peter Kornbluh Peter Kornbluh Coming up … Bill Press and his guest, Peter Kornbluh of “The Nation”
  • Jim Hightower Jim Hightower Democratic senators say “Nuts to you.”


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July 28, 2013

Two issues at the forefront of American political discussion this week – race and the economy.
Author Andrew Levison takes us on a tour of the white working class, and, with talk swirling about a replacement for Ben Bernanke, former Fed official Stephen Axilrod says the economy is inching forward.
And Bill Press talks with Melanie Sloan about the nation’s most ethically challenged governors. And guess which party they belong to?

  • July 28, 2013 July 28, 2013 Race and the economy. It’s the white working class Democrats need to win over, says one expert. Another says the economy is coming around, but slowly.
  • Andrew Levison Andrew Levison Progressive author Andrew Levison says that Democrats desperately need votes in 2014 from people who now vote Republican. Who are they? He says they are the white working class, and they are not as conservative as we may think.
  • Stephen Axilrod Stephen Axilrod Stephen Axilrod was a top official of the Federal Reserve Board for 30 years. He has written a book explaining how the Fed works, and he says, despite everything, it does work pretty well.
  • Melanie Sloan Melanie Sloan Bill Press talks with Melanie Sloan about the nation’s most ethically challenged governors. And guess which party they belong to?
  • Jim Hightower Jim Hightower Cutting the poor while subsidizing millionaires.

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