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Barney Frank

Letters and Politics

We’re joined in studio by Barney Frank, former Democratic Congressman from Massachusetts. Barney Frank was the first openly gay man to serve in the US Congress and chaired the House Financial Services Committee from 2007 to 2011. His new autobiography, Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage, was published this… Learn More


Uprising – Apr 1, 2015


A daily digest of independent news analysis, investigation, education, artistic expression, and activism in the public interest, emphasizing the connection between global issues and those in local communities. Hosted by Sonali Kolhatkar.

P5+1 Talks With Iran in Geneva, Switzerland

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Nuclear Talks in Overtime; The Great Football Coverup


Talks over Iran’s nuclear program are in overtime–we look at what the sticking points are, and what a deal would mean for the region. Plus: young athletes with very lucrative careers are quitting this country’s most popular sport — we discuss football and brain damage, science and coverups, money and sports. Guests in this program:… Learn More