Abe and Joe discuss SOPA and the future of online censorship.
For now, it seems, the Internet will remain the radical experiment in free information exchange that we have come to know and love. Abe and Joe dissect the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and discuss the future of online censorship.
Plus -- an update on the time-honored practice of racist "dog whistles" in conservative circles.
Well-read Red, Clayton Morgareidge, reads an excerpt from Gary Weiss' article from Salon on Mitt Romney and vulture-capitalism. The article reviews how Romney's former investment firm bought out companies and destroyed rather than created jobs, while turning a tidy profit, and how Romney's Republican opponents have even cricized him for it (drawing their own criticism for questioning capitalism).
Bill Resnick talks with Malik Miah about the Occupy movement, how race figures into the economic crisis, mobilizing in the black community and what the Occupy movement could learn from their history of organizing against the 1%.