Daily Topics - Tuesday December 28th, 2010
Truthout is proud to bring you an exclusive series from America's No. 1 progressive radio host, Thom Hartmann. We'll be publishing weekly installments of Hartmann's acclaimed new book, "Rebooting the American Dream: 11 Ways to Rebuild Our Country." We invite Truthout readers to join us as, chapter by chapter, we explore these groundbreaking ideas for national transformation.
Quote of the Day: "We want a better America, an America that will give its citizens, first of all, a higher and higher standard of living so that no child will cry for food in the midst of plenty." -- Sidney Hillman
Hour One: Retirement Crisis: Baby Boomers Near 65 With Retirements In Jeopardy?
Hour Two: Is America mourning the damage 3 Republican presidents have done over the past 30 years? Thom challenges Bill Pasco, Executive Vice President of Citizens for the Republic - www.CFTR.org
Hour Three: Is Eradicating Polio (or any other disease) a Good Idea? Thom speaks with Dr. Arthur Caplan, Professor of Bioethics and director of the Center for Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania - www.project-syndicate.org