Lindsay Mark Lewis, Executive Director of the Progressive Policy Institute and author of Political Mercenaries: The Inside Story of How Fundraisers Allowed Billionaires to Take Over Politics reveals how politics is — more than ever — a “pay to play” game. He says he is “disgusted” by what he unearthed.
Bob Hemphill, author of Dust Tea, Dingoes, and Dragons: Adventures in Culture, Cuisine and Commerce from a globe-trekking executive talking not only about his insightful book, but also — with Keystone XL pipeline in the news — about his background in alternative energy sources.
Laura Kelley, immigration lawyer working out of Miami, gives us her take on this week’s announcement on immigration reform.
Juliet Eilperin, White House correspondent for The Washington Post, talks about not only immigration reform, but also, the latest on Keystone XL.
John Ourand of Sports Business Journal breaks down all sorts of sports headlines this week, from the idea of legal gambling on NBA games, to advertising on NHL jerseys. ( Listen to entire interview now. Runs 16:32)
Kim Zetter, author, , explains the story behind Stuxnet, the virus that sabotaged Iran’s nuclear efforts. She shows how its existence has ushered in a new age of warfare—one in which a digital attack can have the same destructive capability as a megaton bomb. ( Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World’s First Digital Weapon Listen to entire interview now. Runs 18:42)
Paul Bucheit of rofessor at Harold Washington College in Chicago. He talks about greed and poverty in the US today. ( usagainstgreed.org, is a p Listen to entire interview now. Runs 16:59)
Jack Holmes, reporter with The Daily Beast, debunks three arguments that proponents of the Keystone XL pipeline often repeat:
Keystone will create enough jobs to justify the project
Studies show environmental risk of the is minimal and
Fracking on North American ground will mean less dependence on foreign oil
Listen to entire interview now. Runs 15:34
Episode 327: BOOM! A great show this week for you. Dave and Coach debate Derrick Rose’s latest comments about keeping an eye on the future as he play basketball now. Richard Kent, college basketball guru, previews the Women’s and Men’s NCAA Basketball season. , senior editor of Colorlines.com, explains the importance of the upcoming Facing Race convention, which will cover the connectivity of sports and society. Thoughts on “Rand University” 30 for 30. Jamilah King
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