Monday 26 April '10 show notes

  • Guests:
    • Greg Palast, New York Times-bestselling author; journalist for the BBC.
    • Kevin R. Johnson, Dean, UC Davis School of Law.
    • New Yorker Magazine Editor David Remnick, author of several books...his latest is "The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama".
    • Chris Hedges, columnist-Truthdig; senior fellow-The Nation Institute; author, his most recent book is "Empire of Illusion" (his latest piece on TruthDig is The New Secessionists).
  • Topics:
    • Is the Immigration issue in Arizona a smoke screen for Republican suppression tactics?
    • What should immigration reform look like?
    • Who is Barack Obama really?
    • Will Vermont and Texas actually secede from the Union and might that be a good thing for America?
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  • Quote: “Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrations and revolutionists.” -- Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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