The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow (politics)

First 6: Miss Utah on the gender wage gap

A-B Kalpona Akter, Executive Director, Bangladesh Center for Workers Solidarity

C Charlie Mitchell on farm bill’s defeat / Immigration reform’s big week – “Surge” in border security / CBO study

D The case against a path to citizenship: Bryan Fischer, conservative radio host and Baptist minister

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 5:06pm EST

First 6: Obama confuses UK finance minister with soul singer

A Dr. DigiPol on social media

B Activist of the Week: Valentina Stackl, Project Coordinator, “Poder Sano,” at Farmworker Justice

C Paula Deen controversy 

D How It Should Be: Snowden was justified in running

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 5:03pm EST

First 6: Cole Stangler's socialist roots

A Edward Snowden – Whistleblower hero? The man and his decisions

 

B Marcy Wheeler of Empty Wheel - deeper look at legal and policy implications of NSA program; compare/contrast with Bradley Manning

C Snowden discussion continued – Marans/Stangler

D Cliff on Pete King’s reactions to NSA scandal

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 5:42pm EST

First 6: Media character assassination of Snowden


A Cole Stangler on food stamp cuts

 

B Rick Smith, host, Rick Smith Show, live from US Labor History Tour

C Austerity more discredited by the week (credit upgrade) – Marans/Stangler

D Sarah Anderson of Institute for Policy Studies on Fix the Debt companies’ corporate tax dodging and billions they stand to gain from their push for a “territorial tax” system

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 5:38pm EST

Hour 3

First 6: Rosen-splain: Dr. DigiPol on differences between Ellsberg, Snowden and Manning 

 

A Social Media with Dr. DigiPol: Interview with Tyler Bass author of fake Snowden Twitter account 

B Activist of the Week: Michael Petit, Every Child Matters

C Turkey protest update / Cameo by David Shuster

D How it should be - We should scale back covert military operations w/ Cole Stangler

 

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 5:26pm EST

First six:  President of Ohio State University resigns after mocking academic levels of other Universities.  Pot meet Kettle.


A   NSA monitoring all Verizon calls


B   Reaction to Government as Big Brother, and politics of the story.


C   Charlie Mitchell, cyber security bill


D   Cliff Schecter on Lautenberg legacy and Senator Mark Pryor getting defensive over background check vote.  

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 5:40pm EST

First six:  ACLU study – Black people several times more likely to be arrested for pot

A  Cenk Uygur, Host of the Young Turks on the protests in Turkey

B-C  Bangladesh update – and connection to Wal-Mart worker protests

D  Frank Lautenberg remembered / Christie special appointment

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 5:37pm EST

First six:  High School tennis star bullied off court by unruly fans of opponent.

A  Alan Rosenblatt social media

B  Activist of the Week.  Ms. Jake Marcus, on workplace rights for women who are nursing

C  Interview with Tom Matzzie and Alex Lawson of Ethical Electric.  


D  How it Should be - Obama should take CAP's lead and stop pushing for a Grand Bargain

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 5:35pm EST

First six: Breaking inside story: Bachmann's chief of staff testifies against campaign on mail, wire fraud

A  DOJ/Holder, Shuster/Marans.

B  Charlie Mitchell.  Congress, where does immigration stand?  Summer agenda... 

C  DC gun rally, Adam Kokesh interview, part one. 

D  Adam Kokesh interview, part two.  Reaction from Cliff Schecter.

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 5:55pm EST

First six:  Cliff Schecter on Bloomberg/Mayors against gun violence receiving ricin letters.

A  Bangladesh update.  Marans.

B  Judge rules that company can dump coal miners' pensions and health benefits, with Mike Elk

C  Christie and Obama's bromance / Justin Bieber used to fight minimum wage - Marans & Elk

D  Circumcision blood sucking / Pot-sniffing dogs no more / Megyn Kelly takes Erick Erickson down a notch

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 5:53pm EST