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Fast Track to Hell?

Despite opposition from labor, environment, privacy, public health and other activists—and growing numbers of Democrats—the “trade promotion authority” bill, giving President Obama the ‘fast track’  for the Trans Pacific Partnership deal,  made it to Congress late yesterday.   Kris Welch talks with trade analyst Dr. Ellen Shaffer and Jason Kearns, chief international trade counsel for the … Continued


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The Iran Deal, PLUS: Barney Frank

“Surprisingly specific and comprehensive”: that’s the deal Iran reached with world leaders yesterday.  Kaveh Ehsani analyzes the deal.  PLUS: Barney Frank former U.S. Representative, co-author of the historic Dodd-Frank banking reform legislation, talks about his new memoir, “Frank”.   AND!!! a Spring rant from Wes ‘Scoop’ Nisker.  With host Kris Welch.


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Living Room – March 27, 2015

What’s in the news, what’s behind what’s in the news, what’s not in the news that should be in the news—and who’s doing what about it, here and now. Celebration and support from our vibrant, diverse community. Hosted by Kris Welch.


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Living Room – March 20, 2015

What’s in the news, what’s behind what’s in the news, what’s not in the news that should be in the news—and who’s doing what about it, here and now. Celebration and support from our vibrant, diverse community. Hosted by Kris Welch.


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Living Room – March 13, 2015

What’s in the news, what’s behind what’s in the news, what’s not in the news that should be in the news—and who’s doing what about it, here and now. Celebration and support from our vibrant, diverse community. Hosted by Kris Welch.