Originally Broadcast June 6, 2012. Robert Weissman is the president of Public Citizen, the people’s lobbyist. In this interview he talks about how we can rid American politics of money by getting rid of Citizens United. Mr. Weissman is an expert on economic, health care, trade and globalization, intellectual property and regulatory policy, and issues related to financial accountability and corporate responsibility. He has written extensively on corporate accountability, access to medicines, corporate influence over the political process, the World Trade Organization and regulation of the financial markets. He has worked to lower pharmacy prices for AIDS victims and others in the developing world. His top priorities include climate change, health care reform, financial regulation and campaign finance reform.
Also on this show everything you need to know about Mitt Romney and Citizens United with Senior Salon Writer Alex Pereene and the President of Public Citizen Robert Weissman. Alex Pareene writes about politics for Salon and is the author of “The Rude Guide to Mitt.” Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org and follow him on Twitter @pareene.
The very funny Ben Gleib tells us about touring with Dane Cook and how unattractive David Feldman is.
Originally broadcast June 7, 2012. Nerd Nerdlinger, The Pope’s Butler, White People and The Koch Brothers. Eddie Pepitone, Frank Conniff, Davis Weiss, Dylan Brody, Jeremy S. Kramer, Rick Overton, plus music from Will Ryan and Robin Roberts. Written by Jim Earl, David Weiss, Karen Simmons, Frank Conniff, Ben Gleib, Frank Conniff and Rick Overton.
Originally Broadcast May 28, 2012. Kevin Rooney, Frank Conniff, Carole Davis and movie talk with Michael Snyder. On today’s show we discuss Apple, Melissa Rivers, Community, Chevy Chase, Dan Harmon, Michael Moore and Prostitution.
George Carlin’s brilliant daughter Kelly Carlin schools us in language and life with Jimmy Dore, Frank Conniff, and Stef Zamorano. We love Kelly Carlin. And not just because we worship her dad who is the greatest standup comedian ever. Did we mention we all love Kelly Carlin? Because we do.
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