Apr 24 - Religion, Politics, Society, and Belief: James Carroll, Sister Ann Kendrick, and Vincent Bugliosi

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James Carroll assesses the role of Christianity in today's society and politics. James Carroll Jerusalem Jerusalem

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Sister Ann Kendrick, who has devoted her career to working with farm workers, discusses faith as a factor in progressive change--and in obstacles to it. Ann Kendrick

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Vincent Bugliosi and Ian talk about the arguments in his new book, The Divinity of Doubt. Vincent Bugliosi Divinity of Doubt

Apr 18 - Tax Day; Goldman Sachs and Banking; Is Sugar Toxic?

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David Cay Johnston, author of Free Lunch, on taxes in America. David Cay Johnston Free Lunch

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William Cohan, author of The Money and The Power: How Goldman Sachs Came to Rule the World, analyzes the powers behind the economy. William Cohan Money and Power

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Gary Taubes, author of Why We Get Fat, discusses his article, "Is Sugar Toxic?" Gary Taubes Why We Get Fat

Apr 17 - Obama's Strategies; Andrew Bacevich on America's Wars; Saudi Arabia and Iran

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Cliff Schecter,an American political writer, asseses Obama's strategies.

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Andrew Bacevich, professor of International Relations and History at Boston University,  discusses America's Wars.

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Ali Alyami, director of the Center for Democracy and Human Rights in Saudi Arabia, asseses Saudi Arabia and Iran.  

Apr 13 - Assessing Obama; NATO's Strategy in Libya; Building a Progessive Movement

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Michael Hudson assesses President Obama's speech.

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Robert Hunter assess the current stalemate in Libya and NATO's strategy.

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Jason Rosenbaum, the online campaign director for Progressive Change Campaign, explores the possibility an emerging left grassroots movement to counter the right wing political and media machine.