August 2009

  • August 5 2009 show notes

  • Carl Wolfson & Christine Alexander of KPOJ Portland guest host, as Thom is traveling.
  • Upcoming Events: Thom's book tour for "Threshold":

    Aug 5th - Santa Monica, CA - Santa Monica Library.

    Aug 17th - Minneapolis, MN

    Aug 19th - Chicago, IL

  • August 4 2009 show notes

  • Happy birthday to President Barack Obama.
  • "DOES INEQUALITY STILL MATTER?".
  • Article: "Remember the last time Republicans sent Angry Mobs to Disrupt Something? by rni_mccoy.
  • Book: "The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better" by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett.
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