June 2009

  • June 11 2009 show notes

    • The hate wars have begun. The shooting at the Holocaust Memorial. Two assassinations - terrorist acts on American soil. Both the left and the right have their crazies involved in acts of violence. What's the difference? Those on the left have gone off the rails about things that most Americans would agree on, for example SLA for civil rights, or the environment, or Weather Underground for ending the Vietnam war. The ones on the right are about hating people.
  • June 10 2009 show notes

    • How did the evil empire rise? How did the modern conservative movement come about? Important civics lesson.
  • June 09 2009 show notes

  • Article: Far right makes inroads based on rising insecurity By Vincent Boland in Milan, Michael Steen in Amsterdam, and Thomas Escritt in Budapest.
    "The far right made gains in the elections, with voters in Italy, the UK, Hungary and the Netherlands, among others, supporting candidates who espoused explicitly anti-immigrant, antiIslamic and hardline nationalist platforms.
  • Latest Headlines

    Obama to veto legislation on refugee screening

    President Barack Obama would veto a Republican bill introduced in the wake of the Paris attacks to toughen the screening process for Syrian refugees

    New York officials: No credible ISIS threat against city

    There is no credible threat to New York City at this time, officials said

    China denies torturing political prisoners

    A Chinese delegation denied mistreatement of prisoners held in police stations and deaths in custody

    Community Archive

    Why the Kochs Really Embraced Criminal Justice Reform...

    It looks like the Koch brothers have scammed us once again.

    When news first came out that Charles and David Koch -- the Koch brothers -- were supporting criminal justice reform efforts in Congress, many of us thought, "Wow, they're actually doing something good for once."

    And for good reason, too.