Politics and culture with Washington D.C- based reporter Art Levine and Tom D'Antoni Oregon-based writer and TV producer
"Behind the Bailouts, Bonuses and Backroom Deals"08/10/2009 Duration: 34min
Guest: Nomi Prins author of "It Takes a Pillage."Jim Hightower says, ""Having been at Goldman Sachs, Nomi Prins knows how to read spreadsheets, knows the people, and knows Wall Street's games. Nomi knows and now Nomi tells."
The Health Care Fight: Outside the Beltway24/09/2009 Duration: 56min
Guest: Kari Chisholm of Blue Oregon
After the Obama Speech---What Now?10/09/2009 Duration: 49min
Guest: Mike Lux, President and CEO of Progressive Strategies and author of "The Progressive Revolution: How the Best in America Came to Be."
What happens to health care legislation when Congress Returns27/08/2009 Duration: 43min
Guest: Roger Hickey of the Campaign for America's Future. Hickey took UC Berkley health care expert Jacob Hacker's idea for "a new public insurance pool modeled after Medicare" and went around to the community of single-payer advocates, making the case that this limited "public option" was the best they could hope for. Hickey went to all the presidential candidates, acknowledging that politically, they couldn't support single-payer, but that the "public option" would attract a real progressive constituency.
The Banking Mess: Where is Obama Going With It?19/02/2009 Duration: 01h12min
Join Tom and Art and guest Bernie Horn of Campaign for America's Future and Brad DeLong, a professor of economics at UC Berkely as we attempt to make sense out of the banking mess.Bernie Horn has worked on politics and public policy for the past 30 years as a campaign manager, political consultant, lawyer, lobbyist, communications director, and policy director. He is currently a Senior Fellow at the Campaign for America's Future working on message framing and delivery. For eight years, he was Senior Director for Policy and Communications at the Center for Policy Alternatives (CPA).DeLong is chair of the Berkeley International and Area Studies Political Economy major; a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research; and a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
Guest: TG Employment Advocate Robyn Webb12/02/2009 Duration: 59min
Join Tom and Art and guest Robyn Webb on TG employment issues.
Topic:Is the Employee Free Choice Act a good thing?05/02/2009 Duration: 53min
Join Tom D'Antoni and Art Levine and guests David Moberg, a senior editor of In These Times, and T. A. Frank, an Irvine Fellow at the New America Foundation and an editor of the Washington Monthly, will debate the prospects for the Employee Free Choice Act and the future of labor in an Obama presidency. Frank's article is here: http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/features/2009/0901.frank.html
Guest: Steve Braun29/01/2009 Duration: 58min
Join Tom and Art and guest Steve Braun, National Security Editor of the Associated Press and author of "Merchant of Death."
Guest: Cliff Schecter22/01/2009 Duration: 01h04s
Join Tom and Art and guest Cliff Schecter , a political commentator, consultant and author. His first book, The Real McCain: Why Conservatives Don’t Trust Him—And Why Independents Shouldn’t was published by Polipoint Press May 1. Schecter is also a political columnist for The Guardian and regular contributor to The Huffington Post and Young Turks radio program.
Guest: Salameh Nematt, International Editor of The Beast15/01/2009 Duration: 55min
Join Tom and Art and guest Salameh Nematt, International Editor of The Beast. He is in Jordan. We'll be talking about Gaza, of course, and the prospects for peace in the region under Pres. Obama