Oh yes, forgot to announce that LBO #129 is out. Has been for a couple of weeks. If you don’t already, subscribe today! contents Is Social Security really the thing that’s going bust? • 2009: not a good year for the American masses • Recession over, but is that enough? • Globalization & gender • parasitism ain’t what it used to be
Just posted two shows to my radio archives: October 23, 2010 (KPFA only) Michael Taft on the Irish crisis • Yanis Varoufakis on the Greek and broader eurozone crises September 30, 2010 Robert Paul Wolff on Harvard’s honoring of the odious Martin Peretz (and Harvard itself) • Antonia Juhasz, director of the energy program at Global Exchange, on the filth of oil, with an emphasis on Chevron Background links for guests at archive page.
I’ve been asked to publicize this event by my good friend Ruth Baldwin of Nation books. While I would not personally allocate precious funds from our babysitting account to enable me to attend this event, I love Ruth and am happy to do as she asks: The Great American Stickup: Clinton, Bush and Obama—How the White House Moved from Main Street to Wall Street Join bestselling authors Robert Scheer and Joe Conason for a wide-ranging discussion on the causes and consequences of the continuing financial crisis, and why successive administrations have championed Wall Street over Main Street. This conversation… Read More