Behind the News
12:00 PM (Noon) Pacific Time: Thursdays
Host Doug Henwood covers the worlds of economics and politics and their complex interactions, from the local to the global.
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Caitlin Macy, author of Spoiled, a collection of short stories, on the overprivileged and those who want to join/emulate them. Teresa Ghilarducci, professor of economics at the New School, on Social Security and pensions.
Jean Ross of the California Budget Project, Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of USC and A.G. Block of the UC Center in Sacramento discuss California’s economic nightmare; Jane Slaughter of Labor Notes on GM and Chrysler’s woes and what they mean for U.S. workers. Plus Free Speech Forum:audio clips and listener reaction to the biggest news events … Continued
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