Sunday Salon

Sunday Salon – November 5, 2006

In our first hour…

National Journal Staff Reporter Peter Stone discusses Republican corruption
scandals. Stone’s the author of " Heist: Superlobbyist Jack Abramoff, His
Republican Allies, and the Buying of Washington" (Farrar, Straus and
Giroux).

Then a discussion on voter suppression and how the web has changed the face
of political campaigns…

Our guests:

Wendy R. Weiser, Deputy Director, Democracy Program at the Brennan Center
for Justice at NYU School of Law.

Steven Schneider, Professor of Social Sciences and Humanities at SUNY
Institute of Technology, co-author of the new book "Web Campaigning" (MIT
Press).

In our second hour…

A look at the issues, the candidates, and the financing in California
elections, and nationwide.

Joining us…

AG Block, of The University of California Center Sacramento (UCCS) is an
expert in California politics.

Matt Gonzalez, former president of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors
and a one-time Green Party candidate for mayor of that city.

Wilson Riles, Jr., former Oakland City Councilmember.

• The cost of independent media is high. Donate today to KPFA!      • Thank you to Stella Nonna Restaurant in Berkeley, and Renaissance Specialty Cakes from Oakland, for their "Delicious" support during our Fund Drive.      • For more morning news and information check out UpFront daily 7am-9am      

Share This