Tom Becker (pictured here) hosts this show dealing with racism, the WTO, anti-tax protests at healthcare reform meetings, and mountain top removal coal mining. It features music from Woodstock as we approach the 40th anniversary of that historic festival.
Ten years after the Seattle anti-WTO protests, actions are being planned for this November and December. Tom Becker reads David Korten's piece from Yes Magazine about the need for ongoing protests against Wall Street's strangle-hold on the Earth. For more information on how to get involved, go here.
What's the thread running through the Birther movement, the health care protests, fear of socialism, anti-immigrationism, and generalized wingnut craziness? It's Oppressed White Man Syndrome. The United States will be a "majority minority" nation sometime around 2042. Resisting that fact is as foolish as it is bigoted. Deal with it, White Dudes.
Host Roberta Hall, a member of Alternatives to War and the Rural Organizing Project (RPO), covers a presentation by Dan Leahy a friend of RPO and former professor at Evergreen College. Leahy talks about economic and progressive social issues at an RPO forum called "Building a People's Economy."
Abe looks at the conundrum shared by the Portland Water Bureau and that segment of the populace which ingests water. Also, wingnut mobs descend upon town hall meetings across the land, intent on stopping the socialist conspiracy that emperils the Republic.
On the 7/23/09 Presswatch, Theresa Mitchell with "the news you're not supposed to know." When the symptoms are war, propaganda, poverty, environmental collapse, overcrowded prisons, currency collapse, loss of civil liberties, give-aways to the super-rich, and more --- what's the real emergency we're facing? Corporate Rule? What's the solution? Theresa weighs in.