Over $400 million dollars in fines, and it could just be the tip of the iceberg. Sonali Kolhatkar unpacks the LIBOR interest-rigging scandal. Plus: close to 5,000 supermarket workers in Northern California have authorized a strike — are picket lines come to a Raley’s near you? And cities around the country are breaking heat records, … Continued
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Rajiv Chandrasekaran joins us in-studio to report back from three years on the ground in Afghanistan, covering America’s longest-running war. Plus a look at what’s in Wikileaks’ 2-million-document Syria release.
Sonali Kolhatkar interviews the author of “Drugs.” Richard Wolinsky reviews “Scottsboro.” Meanwhile, City College of San Francisco has been given 9 months to prove why it should keep its accreditation. If the accreditation goes, so does all its public funding. So, who’s to blame–and what’s the solution? With: Larry Kramer, spokesperson for City College of … Continued
Europe’s in a panic. The central banks’ just lowered interest rates to record lows — but that, plus a bank bailout, hasn’t kept Spanish bond rates from pushing into the danger zone. Marxist Economist Richard Wolff discusses the roots of the crisis — who’s benefitted, and who’s lost, from creating a monetary union in Europe. … Continued
Congressmember (and former California Insurance Commissioner) John Garamendi joins us to talk about the path to Single Payer; Greenlining Institute’s Sam Kang talks about impacts of the Supreme Court Decision in California; we look into the largest municipal bankruptcy in the history of the United States, and spend a full hour digging into this weekend’s … Continued
Can elections in this country produce progressive social change? Norman Solomon has just conceded his insurgent campaign for the congressional seat being vacated by Lynn Woolsey–where he seems to have lost the primary by less than 200 votes. He joins us in studio to reflect on the campaign, and lessons for people trying to make … Continued