At the depths of the first world war in 1915, about 1200 women from around the world met at The Hague to try to bring an end to that blood drenched disaster. As they celebrate their centennial, there’s much to learn from the past that remains in today’s news, many crucial topics needing attention. Guest on this Keeping Democracy Alive …
Meria with Michael Reccia on the “soul”. Download this episode (right click and save)
Updates on pizza politics, changing currency values, and tax-cutting politicians’ wild claims. Responses on workers coops’ competitiveness and on ‘unfree’ agricultural markets. Interview Walter South on economics of housing and dangerous economics of US cities and suburbs. Download this episode (right click and save)
-Expat Eddie checks out the proposed Nicaraguan Canal Zone himself- looking for new business opportunities. Being Eddie, along the way he strayed into a few bars and casinos (both legal and dodgy) and finally ended up getting scammed by a brand new gringo acquaintance and two young female con artists in Costa Rica. -Another example of why in Latin …
The host talks with our guest Mike Riggs, FAMM’s Director of Communications. He is a former journalist, who has covered civil liberties and criminal justice policy for Atlantic Media, Reason Magazine, the Washington City Paper, The Daily Caller, the Nation, and other outlets.
Pull Up To The Bumper – Grace Jones – R&B – 1981 Show Me How To Love You – Rhonda Thomas – R&B – 2015 Trying To Get Next To You – Arnold Blair – R&B – 1975 Sending Out An SOS – Retta Young – R&B – 1976 Quittin Time – Big Maybelle – R&B – 1968 Walk On By …
Today on the VE– Record Store Day is April 18 and a brand new list of custom releases and exclusives is at recordstoreday.com
For the hour, a preview of some highlights with audio sourced from the original vinyl releases.
Lester Brown on the state of the world.
Has U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Delivered Justice in Ferguson?
Two police officers shot in Ferguson, Missouri, Wednesday as they guarded the Police Department building during an hours-long community protest have been released from hospital and recovering from their wounds. Recovery of the embattled town from old and new tensions that bedevil it is not as hopeful.
From the environmental segment: an exploration of why the UN climate talks have wasted years. So you thought it was big tobacco that was the master manipulator? What about big sugar? A look at the sugar industry setting precedent for coverups.
Also, Louise Habakus on a fight in the NJ assembly and senate regarding vaccines. And much more.