Correction: Re: Conservatives' attack on public education 4/25...PFAW did not say, "The complete privatization of schooling might be desirable, but this objective is politically impossible for the time being..." They were quoting the Heartland Institute who said it.
America’s so-called “job creators” have fired 2.9 million workers since 2001 – then hired more than 2.4 million workers overseas
S&P is warning about a new financial meltdown - Will the US taxpayers pay a $5 trillion bailout this time?
You need to know this. It’s going to happen again and it’s going to be much worse. This is the warning issued by the S&P credit rating agency about the chances of our financial markets melting down again. In a report released on Monday, S&P analysts said, "we believe the risks from the U.S. financial sector are higher than we considered them to be before 2008."
In the run-up to the Iraq war – British Prime Minister Tony Blair called theories that the war was motivated by oil interests, “the most absurd.” But according to memos recently released by the UK newspaper the Independent – Blair’s denial is the only thing that’s absurd. The memos show that the British Trade Minister assured BP and other energy firms that they would be given generous shares of Iraq’s vast oil and gas reserves. One memo reads - "Iraq is the big oil prospect.
Hour One: Atlas Shrugged - bizarre philosophy at work
Democracy is on the march OUT of Michigan. Republican Governor Rick Snyder is using his new powers recently granted to him by the Republican state Legislature to take over a city – fire its elected representatives – and bust up unions and cut crucial government services. It’s part of Snyder’s plan to reduce his state’s budget deficit by putting cities that are struggling financially on a fast track to a Libertarian ut
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Hour One: Brunch With Bernie - Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) takes your calls
Hour Two: Latest on the war on democracy...Waukesha, WI - John Nichols, The Nation Magazine
Hour Three: Geeky Science - freeway dangers...not just bad drivers anymore