March 1, 2015

Economist Barry Eichengreen says Obama deserves a B-plus in his economic recovery course. Sociologist Isaac Martin outlines the history of a radical activist group. We call them “the rich.” And Bill Press talks with Democratic whip Steny Hoyer about the dysfunctional GOP holding Homeland Security hostage.

  • March 1, 2015 March 1, 2015 Obama gets a B-plus on recovery efforts … the radical rich borrow tactics from the radical poor … and Bill Press and Rep. Steny Hoyer discuss the GOP refusing to fund Homeland Security.
  • Barry Eichengreen Barry Eichengreen Economist Barry Eichengreen analyzes the current fiscal crisis in Europe and says the euro currency is like the Hotel California. You can check out, but you can never leave.
  • Isaac Martin Isaac Martin How did the rich get so many breaks from the government? Professor Isaac Martin explains that they used the tactics of social progressives and radicals to get their way.
  • Steny Hoyer Steny Hoyer Bill Press and his guest, Rep. Steny Hoyer, the Democratic whip, discuss the dysfunctional GOP in the House not funding Homeland Security.
  • Jim Hightower Jim Hightower The secret corporate congress inside the U.S. Congress.


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AmericasDemocrats.org–February 12, 2012

Andrew Baumann

Andrew Baumann, a Democratic pollster, says more Democratic candidates are embracing the president’s new populism theme, but are not necessarily going to  embrace him.  He also says watch out for a flip in both houses of Congress … the House returning to Democrats and the Republicans taking the Senate.

Website

Richard Bulliet

Columbia University Professor Richard Bulliet  says preventing Iran from getting nuclear weapons is probably impossible until and unless testing begins. He also predits a negotiated withdrawal from Afghanistan, with the Taliban taking control.

http://www.columbia.edu/~rwb3/Bulliet/Richard_W._Bulliet.html

Steny Hoyer

An interview by Bill Press with Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 Democrat in the House, who points out that if the middle class does well, people at the top will do well, also.

Bill Press

http://hoyer.house.gov/

AmericasDemocrats.org–December 4, 2011

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James Galbraith

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James Galbraith

Economist James Galbraith says he’s supporting the Occupy Wall Street movement and thinks they’re already having some success.

James Galbraith’s Website

“John Maynard Keynes Knew What Occupy Wall Street Tells Us Today: “Banks and bankers are by nature blind.” “

 

 

Catherine Poe

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Catherine Poe

Regular guest Catherine Poe says Newt Gingrich might be the flavor of the month for Republicans, but he’s actually a gift to Democrats.

Washington Times Profile

“God’s Gift to the Democrats”

Catherine Poe’s Twitter

 

 

Steny Hoyer

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Steny Hoyer

Bill Press interviews House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, who says he agrees with Americans who are giving Congress low approval ratings.

The Bill Press Show

Hoyer’s Congressional Website