First, headlines. Then, Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi, an international symbol of resistance, has just been released from Israeli custody after many months of incarceration. On our show today we’ll turn to Mazin Qumsiyeh to discuss Tamimi’s release, as well as the Israeli Navy’s hijacking of Freedom Flotilla boats headed to Gaza with supplies. Then, … Continued
The Republicans are drunk on victory from their passage of a deeply unpopular tax bill as the year comes to a close. On our show today we’ll first bring you an analysis by Chuck Collins director of the Program on Inequality and the Common Good about how the bill will impact ordinary Americans. Then RJ … Continued
Ten years after the sub-prime mortgage crisis kicked off the Great Recession, a new and troubling trend has emerged that once more preys on homebuyers – it’s the contract-for-deed transactions that private equity Wall Street firms are engaging in. We’ll turn to Chuck Collins on our show today to find out who these new “loan … Continued
Ralph talks to animal behaviorist Marc Bekoff about how animals think and feel and also to former heir to the Oscar Meyer fortune, Chuck Collins, about his book Born on Third Base: A One-Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good.