Archive for July, 2009

Kurt Andersen

July 31 . 2009

Kurt Andersen, is the author of Reset: How This Crisis Can Restore Our Values and Renew America, and he frequently writes for New York and Vanity Fair. He is host and co-creator of the Peabody Award-winning public radio program Studio 360.

Wendell Potter

July 30 . 2009

The Health Care Industry vs. Health Reform with Wendell Potter, the former CIGNA health insurance executive who blew the whistle on his former industry’s lobby and PR tactics. He is now Senior Fellow on Health Care with the Center for Media and Democracy.

Tony Weedor, Bronson Frick

July 29 . 2009

An 8 year girl was allegedly gang raped by four boys ages 9 to 14, but her family is now saying that she has brought shame to them and don’t want her to come back home. Crime and cultural differences. Then, should you be able to smoke in a house that you own even if the homeowners association voted against it?

Thom Hartmann

July 28 . 2009

Thom Hartmann, progressive radio talk host and author of Threshold: The Crisis of Western Civilization.

DeLacy Davis, Peggy Howell

July 27 . 2009

It has become a teachable moment but who really acted “stupidly” in the case of the Harvard professor arrested for breaking into his own house? The police or the professor or President Obama for getting involved? Later should you have to be thin to be Surgeon General?

Dianne Dumanoski

July 24 . 2009

The climate change debate with Dianne Dumanoski, author of The End of the Long Summer: Why We Must Remake Our Civilization to Survive on a Volatile Earth.

Dr. Oliver Fein, Mara Keisling

July 23 . 2009

Reaction to President Obama’s speech on his health care plan with Dr. Oliver Fein, Physicians for a National Health Program. Then, transgender discrimination in the workplace and what to do about it with Mara Keisling, National Center for Transgender Equality.

Linda Smith, Debbie Leahy

July 22 . 2009

Former Congresswoman Linda Smith, president and founder of Shared Hope International with an update on minor sex trafficking and what we can do to prevent it. Later, Debbie Leahy with PETA on the startling video they took of Ringling Bros. abusing elephants. 

Jeff Sharlet, Karrine Steffans

July 21 . 2009

A house on Capitol Hill known for cheap rent and spirituality is becoming the house for Republican sex scandals. Journalist, Jeff Sharlet talks about The Family. Then advice on finding and keeping the right man with Karrine Steffans, The Vixen Manual.

Michael Leahy, Diane Duke

July 20 . 2009

Do we live in a porn nation? Michael Leahy, a recovering sex addict is now founder and executive director of Bravehearts, a grassroots social justice organization whose members attack the problem of sexual exploitation and Diane Duke with Free Speech Coalition join us. www.freespeechcoalition.org, www.pornatworkthebook.com