Bill Resnick talks with labor activist and writer Sam Gindin about what progressives need to do when the economy goes in the tank. Economic crises don't signal the end of capitalism or the rise of the working class. The answer: Organize! More about Sam Gindin here. Gindin's essay "Anti-Capitalism and the Terrain of Social Justice" won the Daniel Singer prize, and you can read it here.
Marliese and Miriam host a two part food show today. First up is Dr. Jan Chozen Bays, pediatrician, Zen teacher, and author of "The Joy of Mindful Eating" from Shambala Press Learn how mindful eating promotes better health. Next up, Leah Kriewall, a nutritionist with New Season's Market, will talk about beans. Find out how to prepare them so they're good, and why they're so good for you.
The latest on last week's 'incident' between Iranian and US naval vessels is that senior Pentagon officials apparently used an off-the-record Pentagon briefing to create a sensational media campaign around what was a relatively minor event.
The initial press stories on the incident can all be traced to one press briefing, made by the Deputy assistant secretary of defense for public Affairs.
But the information released at that briefing has since been repudiated by the Navy itself.
A plan for the removal of four dams on the klamath River was announced on Tuesday.
This plan follows two years of closed-door negotiations between farmers, Indian tribes, fishermen, conservation groups and government agencies battling over scarce water and fish protected by the Endangered Species Act.