America’s failed drug war has cost one trillion dollars and countless lives. We talk again with Detective Dick Cole, one of the founders of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. Politico’s Remy Maisel author of “Is Satire Saving Our Nation?” talks about France, and why all satire is not created equal. And Adam Hartung, columnist with Forbes, explains Obama’s rising poll numbers.
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Did the NYPD go too far turning their backs on Mayor Bill de Blasio? We talk with The Nation Magazine’s Patricia Williams who writes Diary of A Mad Law Professor. Plus Film Critic Michael Snyder tells us his top 15 movies for 2014. Patricia J. Williams is an American legal scholar and a proponent of critical race theory, a school of legal thought that emphasizes race as a fundamental determinant of the Americanlegal system. She is currently the James L. Dohr Professor of Law at Columbia University where she has taught since 1991.
Avi Asher Shapiro joins the show to talk about his recent Verge article which examines Uber’s push to hire 50,000 vets, but are our military being taken for a ride?From the look of it, the answer is yes.
Ralph Nader is our guest and says that as the situtation in Iraq deteriorates it’s time to take a serious look at Bush and Cheney’s culpability in all this. Down With Tyranny’s Howie Klein on why President Obama wants to fund the so called, sigh, “moderates” in Syria. Also Will Ryan and The Cactus County Cowboys.
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