Everything Is Broken Playlists

Everything Is Broken playlist for 09/01/2015

OUR NEW TIME STARTS TOMORROW: 1:00PM Eastern. Great show planned. we will look at activism on many fronts with an emphasis on food and nutrition.

Our featured guest, Hanna Essenburg is an activist splitting her time between South Florida and Long Island. An SBU grad, Hanna is a lifelong liberal. She became involved in various activist programs in Florida including GMO Free Florida, Just Label It, Prevent Obesity.net, and others. She wrote a petition on Change.org for Disney to “Offer Organic and Non-GMO Meal Options At Disney Resorts Worldwide.”

Hanna’s blog - Naturalwrites.Wordpress.com covers various issues ranging from corporate media lies to environmental degradation / toxic food supply, etc.

We will also be joined by our Senior Suffolk County Correspondent Bruce Stasiuk.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 08/18/2015

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Everything Is Broken playlist for 08/11/2015

OUR SHOW TOMORROW TUESDAY - noon eastern at 90.1FM and live streaming at www.wusb.fm will feature a discussion of police behavior in cities throughout the country, especially the very public examples of late.

Our featured guest is Charles Epp. Chuck is a professor in the School of Public Affairs and Administration at the University of Kansas, is the author of the award-winning book "Pulled Over: How Police Stops Define Race and Citizenship.” Epp and his co-authors, KU Professors Steven Maynard-Moody and Don Haider-Markel, won the 2015 Best Book Award from the American Society of Public Administration.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 07/28/2015

OUR SHOW TOMORROW TUEDAY JULY 28, noon-2:00PM will explore international espionage. With emphasis on China/USA issues, we will also delve into the impact of technology on all of our lives from many quarters.
Our featured guest is Francis Hamit. Francis is an author and playwright who spent 21 years in the Industrial Security business. Francis served in the U.S. Army Security Agency in Vietnam and Germany. His security career also included consulting about risk assessment and threats to people and property from various hazards, including terrorism.

We will also be joined by our Senior Suffolk County Correspondent, Bruce Stasiuk.

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Everything Is Broken playlist for 07/21/2015

OUR SHOW TUESDAY, noon-2:00PM will feature Part 2 of our look at the morphing of the “war on poverty” to the War on the Poor.

Our featured guest is Maria Foscarinis. Maria is Founder and Executive Director of the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty, a not-for-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. that serves as the legal arm of the national movement to end homelessness. She was a primary architect of the McKinney-Vento Act, the first major federal legislation addressing homelessness, and has led successful litigation to secure the legal rights of homeless persons. Ms. Foscarinis writes regularly about legal and policy issues affecting homeless and poor persons, and is frequently in national and local media. She is a graduate of Columbia University School of Law, Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and Barnard College.


Everything Is Broken playlist for 07/14/2015

OUR SHOW TODAY, tuesday 12 noon; will feature our fine team of correspondents scattered about the country. Any and all topics are fair game. I will also opine from my updated list of specific historical moments that conservatives have consistently been on the wrong side of history – that list keeps growing!

Our featured guests are Mike Johnson, Senior Texas Correspondent; Steve Wiehe, Senior Florida Correspondent, and Bruce Stasiuk, Senior Suffolk County Correspondent.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 06/30/2015

OUR SHOW TOMORROW TUESDAY 6/30; noon-2PM will feature the Israeli siege of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla and USA foreign policy regarding Palestine in general. We will also discuss the current state of money in politics.

Our featured guest is Robert Naiman. Robert is Policy Director at Just Foreign Policy. Naiman writes on U.S. foreign policy at Huffington Post. He is president of the board of Truthout. Naiman has worked as a policy analyst and researcher at the Center for Economic and Policy Research and Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch. He has masters degrees in economics and mathematics from the University of Illinois and has studied and worked in the Middle East.


Everything Is Broken playlist for 06/23/2015

OUR SHOW TOMORROW Tuesday 12 noon will feature food and water safety. We will also discuss racism in the context of history and current events.

Our featured guest is Eric Weltman. Eric Weltman is Senior Organizer for Food & Water Watch in New York. He has over 20 years of experience leading social justice campaigns and building progressive power. Eric has helped direct ground-breaking coalitions, organize high-visibility media events, write influential publications and manage successful initiatives to pass legislation and fund programs. Eric also has extensive experience conducting trainings on media outreach, advocacy, organizing and public speaking. He has taught urban politics at Suffolk University, and written for such publications as The American Prospect, In These Times, and Dollars & Sense. A native of New Jersey, Eric graduated from the University of Michigan and earned an M.A. in urban & environmental policy from Tufts University.

We will also be joined by local sage Bruce Stasiuk.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 06/16/2015

OUR SHOW TOMORROW TUESDAY at NOON will feature the criminalization of poverty. We will also discuss the separation of church and state.
Our featured guest is Karen Dolan. Karen is a Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) and Director of The Criminalization of Poverty. Some of Karen’s publications include: Battered By The Storm: How the Safety Net is Failing Americans and How to Fix it; Our Communities are Not for Sale; Paying the Price: the Mounting Costs of War in Iraq; Foreign Policy Goes Local. Karen blogs for Huffington Post and regularly appears in other media outlets. Karen serves on the boards of The Participatory Budgeting Project and Jobs With Justice Worker Rights Board.
We will also be joined by local WUSB supporter Bruce Stasiuk AND our Senior Florida Correspondent Steve Wiehe! Join us!!

Everything Is Broken playlist for 06/09/2015

OUR SHOW tomorrow at 12 noon will feature 3 interviews covering many current topics, from police practices, race, Wall St. and criminal justice system.

Our featured guest is Linn Washington. Linn is an award-winning journalist who writes for publications nationwide and in Europe. Washington is a co-founder of the online newspaper THISCANTBEHAPPENING.NET. Linn is also an Assistant Professor of Journalism at Temple University in Philadelphia.


We will also be joined by a local listener and a WUSB staffer-opinionator. Join us!!

Everything Is Broken playlist for 06/02/2015

OUR SHOW will have the luxury of a bit more time. we start at noon! We plan to examine various events of current note, from the TPP to the P.A.T.R.I.O.T. act, to a mind-boggling examination of the rules multi-national corporations work under relative to taxation both here and abroad.

Our featured guest is Lee Sheppard, contributing editor of Tax Analysts' Tax Notes and one of the nation's most widely read and respected tax commentators. Named one of the Global Tax 50 most influential players in international taxation in 2012 by International Tax Review, Sheppard specializes in financial issues and the taxation of multinational corporations. Her articles have included commentary on treaty issues, transfer pricing, European tax developments, and cutting-edge financial issues such as derivatives, hybrid securities, and hedge funds. Sheppard holds a law degree from the Northwestern University School of Law.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 05/12/2015

TOMORROW, TUEDAY 1:00PM our program will take an in-depth look at the complex issue of race in the USA. We will also look back on the Viet Nam era with a an interview with a vet that served there.
Our featured guest is Francis Hamit. Francis is an author and playwright who spent 21 years in the Industrial Security business. Francis served in the U.S. Army Security Agency in Vietnam and Germany. His security career also included consulting about risk assessment and threats to people and property from various hazards, including terrorism.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 04/21/2015

Our program tuesday 1:00PM will take a look at feminism today, and women activists.

Our featured guest is Betty Maloney. Betty has been a member of Radical Women since 1980 and presently serves on their National Committee. She is the coordinator of the East Coast Book Campaign for “Talking Back: Voices of Color.” Betty is a retired Newark NJ public school teacher.


Everything Is Broken playlist for 04/14/2015

Our program TODAY; 1:00PM will provide us with an update on the still ongoing meltdowns at Fukishima Daiichi nuke plant.

Our featured guest is Daniel Aldrich. Daniel P. Aldrich is a professor of political science, University Faculty Scholar, and Director of Asian Studies at Purdue University. He researches post-disaster recovery, the siting of controversial facilities and the interaction between civil society and the state.
Twitter feed:@danielpaldrich

Everything Is Broken playlist for 04/07/2015

Our program tomorrow TUESDAY APRIL 7; 1:00PM EDT will have particular emphasis on the long and disturbing history of USA relations with Latin America, with particular emphasis on Venezuela. Our featured guest is Alfredo Lopez. Alfredo is a long time activist, journalist, teacher and organizer. He writes frequently for thiscantbehappening.net. He is also co-Director of May First/People Link.
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Everything Is Broken playlist for 03/31/2015

Our program tomorrow TUESDAY MARCH 31; 1:00PM will focus on the Affordable Care Act and our nation refusing to join all other developed nations in providing healthcare to all of it’s citizens.

Our featured guests are Dr. Oliver Fein and Dr. Rohan Perera. Dr. Fein is a past president of Physicians For A National Health Plan (PNHP). A general internist who is active in clinical practice, he is also professor of clinical medicine and clinical public health at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, where he serves as associate dean responsible for the Office of Affiliations and the Office of Global Health Education.
Dr. Perera is a local cardiologist and long time supporter of single-payor healthcare financing mechanisms for USA citizens.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 03/24/2015

Our program tuesday will again feature eclectic globetrotting as there is no shortage of vital events to choose from.

Our featured guest is Ron Garan. Ron is a former NASA astronaut who served aboard the space shuttle Discovery and the ISS in 2008, and having launched from Kazakhstan in a Russian rocket, acted as a long-term resident of the ISS in 2011. Today he is a global humanitarian and social entrepreneur working toward creating a more sustainable, peaceful planet.

Among other enterprises Garan started Manna Energy Foundation, a leading global innovator in water purification. He also speaks at conferences around the world, and has a new book “The Orbital Perspective: Lessons in Seeing the Big Picture from a Journey of 71 Million Miles” (Berrett-Koehler), which concentrates on current US-Russian relations.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 03/17/2015

Our St. Pat's program will again feature eclectic globetrotting as there is no shortage of vital events to choose from.

Our featured guest is Dave Lindorff, author and journalist. Dave is the founder of ThisCantBeHappening.net, a consortium of progressive bloggers. Dave always has a new story in the works, so we will hear about that and a few others Im sure. Dave’s full bio can be found at:

Everything Is Broken playlist for 03/10/2015

Our program will explore Women’s History Month in depth.

Our featured interview is with Molly Murphy Macgregor. Molly is Executive Director and Co-Founder of National Women’s History Project
Molly is a former high school social studies teacher who has worked for over 35 years in the field of gender equity and women’s history. MacGregor conducts women’s history workshops and women’s historic sites tours throughout the country. She also works with state and national agencies on strategies and programs to help acknowledge and recognize the historic contributions of women. Her work in the field of multicultural women’s history has been widely recognized including awards from the National Education Association, the US Department of Education, the National Association for Multicultural Education, and the Association for Gender Equity Leadership in Education Leadership.