May 16 - Debt Day Interview with Robert Johnson

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Fund Drive Interview - Dr. Robert Johnson talks about the economy and the National Debt. Dr. Johnson is one of the country’s leading economists. He serves as the Executive Director of the Institute for New Economic Thinking and is a senior fellow and director at the Global Finance Project for the Roosevelt Institute in New York. He recently served on the United Nation’s Commission of Experts on International Monetary Reform under the chairmanship of Joseph Stiglitz. Also, Johnson is a former chief economist on the US Senate’s Banking Committee and Budget Committee.

Robert Johnson

May 15 - Jeff Sharlet on C-Street Fundamentalism; Fund Drive Interview with Bill Zimmerman

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Jeff Sharlet, writer of the book C Street; The Fundamentalist Threat to American Democracy, talks about Thursday’s release of the Senate ethics report and C Street’s Christian extremism behind closed doors. 

Jeff Sharlet

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Fund Drive Interview - Author and long-time activist, Bill Zimmerman, talks about his new book, Troublemaker; Memoir From the Front Lines of the Sixties. It is an inspiring story of a political crusader who took part in the greatest landmarks of activism in the US.

Bill Zimmerman

May 12 - Colin Goddard on Gun Control; Fund Drive Interview with Ha-Joon Chang

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Colin Goddard, survivor of the Virginia Tech massacre, joins us from Texas where the state legislature is about to pass into law one of a number of bills that will allow students to carry concealed and loaded weapons on Texas campuses.  Colin Goddard

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Fund Drive Interview - We will also talk with one of the world's leading economists, professor in Cambridge University's Faculty of Economics, Ha-Joon Chang, about his new book, 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism. Ha-joon Chang

May 11 - The Green Movement in Iran; Fund Drive Interview with Chris Hedges

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Professor of Middle Eastern Islamic Politics at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, Nadar Hashimi, joins us in-studio to discuss his new book, The People Reloaded: The Green Movement and the Struggle for Iran's Future, which puts the brutal repression of the Green Movement in Iran in context. Nader Hashemi

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FUND DRIVE INTERVIEW - Chris Hedges talks about his new book, The World As It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress.  The book is a collection of Truthdig Culumns about the current political climate, the Middle East, and the decline of the American empire. Chris Hedges

May 10 - Oil Dependency, Drilling and Gas Prices

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Michelle Robinson, director of the Clean Vehicles Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists talks about dependency on foreign oil and fuel efficiency.