October 20 - Toby Miller sits in for Ian Masters

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with guest host Toby Miller

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Part 1

We begin with William Black, a professor of Economics and Law at the University of Missourri, Kansas City, and discuss his latest article, "The Tea Party's Tactical Brilliance and Strategic Incompetence."

Then we discuss major issues that are left unaddressed in Washington such as high unemployment, cutbacks to social programs, and global warming. Gerald Epstein, Professor of Economics and Director of the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massusechessets, Amherst, joins us.

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Then we discuss farm labor in the U.S. with Margaret Gray, Professor of Political Science at Adelphi University. She has a new book titled Labor and the Locavore: The Making of a Comprehensive Food Ethic maggie gray

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Finally, we are joined by Ben Carrington, a Sociologist at the University of Texas at Austin, to clarify the hype over mega sporting events and to discuss his new book, Race, Sport and Politics.   ben carrington