The Bush Administration dismantled the White House system for archiving e-mails and never put a new one in place as required by the Federal Records Act. The missing e-mails cover the period of convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff's contact with the White House as well as the time period of the outing of CIA operative Valerie Plame.
Last week a federal Court allowed an important lawsuit to to move forward in attempts to preserve these important records.
Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein talks with Chuck Collins with the Institute for Policy Studies about what caused the current finanical meltdown and how a bottom up investment strategy is the best solution to the current crisis. Later in the hour we'll get an update on Alaskan election returns with Anchorage talk show host Shannyn Moore. Chuck Collins is a senior scholar at the Institute for Policy (IPS) and directs IPS’s Program on Inequality and the Common Good. He is an expert on U.S. inequality and author of several books, including Economic Apartheid in America: A Primer on Economic Inequality and Insecurity (New Press, 2005). He coordinates a national effort to preserve the federal estate tax, our nation’s only tax on inherited wealth. He co-authored with Bill Gates Sr., Wealth and Our Commonwealth, a case for taxing inherited fortunes.
This is the second part of an hour long show in which Gender Blender hosts Rebecca Nay and Jacob Anderson-Minshall offer a tribute to Thursday’s Transgender Day Of Remembrance by addressing gender based violence.
This is the first part of the hour long show in which Gender Blender hosts Rebecca Nay and Jacob Anderson-Minshall offer a tribute to Thursday’s Transgender Day Of Remembrance by addressing gender based violence.
Hosted by Denise Morris, this program deals with the global economic crisis and what it would take to fix it, the broken mental health system and what it needs, and why California voters passed a ban on gay marriage. We also hear a review of the documentary film about Darcelle XV, Queens of Heart. Hear the whole show by clicking the arrow above, or individual pieces by following the links below:
Denise Morris and Frann Michel discuss Queens of Hearts, the documentary about Darcelle XV made by Jan Haaken with the help of various Old Moles and many others. The film is available from Cinema Libre Studio.