Host Theresa Mitchell with the "News You're not Supposed to Know." The ultra rich continue to hold a stunningly disproportionate share of the world's wealth--and guess what? They don't want to share. And our government is reluctant to inconvenience them. So government continues to neglect health, global climate crisis, etc. Also, new worries on swine flu. Check out topic sources at Theresa's blog: http://theresaspresswatch.blogspot.com/
Founder of environmental non-profit research group Earth Policy Institute, Lester Brown has been describes by the Washington Post as ' one of the world's most influential thinkers'. In this interview he talks about the rise of failed states around the world, how the price of grain will in the future be linked to the price of oil, and the danger posed to civilisation if food shortages and hunger continue to increase.
APA Compass member Elaine Cha hosts a discussion with author and professor Dr. Kēhaulani Kauanui and Native Pacific Islander and activist Angela Robinson. They discuss Hawaiian sovereignty and the Akaka Bill.