Archive for March, 2009

William Black & Joanne Bamberger

March 17 . 2009

Should AIG give back the stimulus money that is being used for bonuses and should the executives who received them resign or commit suicide? William Black, professor of economics and Joanne Bamberger, PunditMom join us.

Wayne Besen & David Strayer

March 16 . 2009

Should there be same sex health benefits to partners of federal employees? Then driving while texting and talking on a cell with psychology professor David Strayer. He says it’s as bad as driving drunk.

Max Wolff & Katie Ray-Jones

March 13 . 2009

Bernard Madoff made off with investor money and now is in jail; economist and free lance writer Max Wolff joins us. Then is Rihanna to blame for her beating? Katie Ray-Jones with the National Domestic Violence hotline says no way.

Rev. Debra Haffner

March 12 . 2009

Sexuality and religion with the Rev. Debra Haffner, Director of the Religious Institute on Sexual Morality, Justice and Healing and author of What Every 21st Century Parent Needs to Know.

Rev. Susan Thistlethwaite

March 11 . 2009

Stem cells and the moral and religious divide with Rev. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite, professor of theology at Chicago Theological Seminary and senior fellow at the Center for American Progress.

Dr. John Abramson

March 10 . 2009

The Supreme Court ruled that FDA approval doesn’t protect drug companies from being sued for injuries. Dr. John Abramson, author of Overdosed America explains what this decision means for healthcare reform.

Lisa Maatz & Reggie Felton

March 9 . 2009

Are kids who go to public schools destined to become gang members? One Congressman thinks that private school vouchers would be the answer. Lisa Maatz with the American Association of University Women and Reggie Felton with the National School Boards Association tell us what they think.

Dr. Susan Wicklund

March 6 . 2009

Dr. Susan Wicklund talks about what it’s like being an abortion doctor in This Common Secret: My Journey as an Abortion Doctor.

Barbara Oakley

March 5 . 2009

Are some people just born evil? Professor and anuthor Barbara Oakley joins us with Evil Genes: Why Rome Fell, Hitler Rose, Enron Failed, and My Sister Stole my Mother’s Boyfriend.

Tim Harford

March 4 . 2009

How people behave in a recession with Tim Harford, author of The Logic of Life.