February 22 - The Republican War on Women; The Godfather of Grassroots Activism: Netanyahu Accuses General Dempsey of "Serving Iranian Interests".

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Part 1

We begin with an analysis of what Republican presidential candidates are calling “Obama’s war on religion” and what a growing number of women in America are calling the Republican war on women. Stephanie Sequino, a professor of Economics at the University of Vermont, who has done research on the role of religiosity in resisting and retarding gender equality, joins us.

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Part 2

Then we speak with Saul Alinsky’s protégé Nicholas Von Hoffman about his mentor who he worked along side of for a decade as a community organizer on the streets of Chicago. Since Newt Gingrich continually calls Obama “a Saul Alinsky radical”, we discuss Nicholas Von Hoffman’s new book “Radical: A Portrait of Saul Alinsky” to determine what it is about this mother of all community organizers that has Cesar Chavez, Dick Armey, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and the Tea Party studying his tactics and strategies.

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Part 3

Then finally, following a recent visit to Israel by National Security Advisor Tom Donilon, we speak with author and Middle East expert Juan Cole about Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s insulting remarks leaked to the Israeli press where Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak accused an American war hero and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs General Dempsey as “serving Iranian interests”.

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