Daily Briefing - May 17, 2010

Guests: Rev. Eugene Barnes and James Mumm; Les Leopold; Paulo Sotero

Topics: Bank protests; declining middle class; Brazil-Iran relations

Rev. Eugene Barnes and James Mumm of the National People's Action (www.npa-us.org) discuss protests they organized against banks and bank lobbyists; Les Leopold examines the problem of consumer spending bolstered by the rich while middle-class and poor suffer; Paulo Sotero explains Brazil's dealings with Iran.

Daily Briefing - April 27, 2010

Guests: William Cohan; Juan Cole; Ben Scott

Topics: Bank regulation; Iraq elections; FCC on net neutrality

William Cohan discusses bank regulation; Juan Cole talks about the Iraq elections and their aftermath; from the "Daily Briefing" archives, Ben Scott discusses net neutrality