Guest: Mike Prokosch – New Priorities Network
Mike Prokosch discusses the New Priorities Network Campaign to pressure the Congressional “Super-Committee” to create jobs, end the wars, cut the Pentagon budget, and restore taxes on the rich – instead of slashing Social Security and Medicare; revealing statistics which show that Health Care spending, Education spending and Clean Energy spending actually create more jobs than military spending does.
Topic #2: Obama Administration Ditches Clean Air Plans
Guest: Marsha Coleman-Ade-bayo Former senior EPA policy analyst, Author: “No Fear: A Whistleblower’s Triumph Over Corruption and Retaliation at the EPA”
Author Marsha Coleman-Ade-bayo discusses President Obama’s recent decision to delay implementation of clean air rules in favor of big business. In her new book she reveals her successful struggle in standing up to the EPA; winning her lawsuit against them, and helping to gain passage of the 2002 No Fear Act – the first Civil Rights and Whistleblower legislation of the 21st Century.