Daily Topics - Thursday January 6th, 2011

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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.

Hour One: Is Daryl Issa offering democracy up to the highest bidder? Rick Jacobs of the Courage Campaign will be here - http://issaexposed.couragecampaign.org

Hour Two: Will health care be available only to the wealthy in America soon? Thom confronts Brian Blase of the Heritage Foundation - www.heritage.org; Plus, Geeky Science Rocks - Birds don't do it, bees don't do it...so why do we?

Hour Three: Today is the 70th Anniversary of FDR's Four Freedoms Speech - Author/History Professor Harvey Kaye will be here - www.uwgb.edu/scd/kaye.htm

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Can Food Preparation Conveyor Belt Plastic Make Your Baby Fat?

According to a new study published in the Journal of Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, Benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP), a chemical commonly used in the food manufacturing process, can increase fat storage in the body even before birth.

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