Everything Is Broken Playlists
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 12/29/2014 - 5:46pm
Our program TUESDAY, DECEMBER 30; 1:00PM will be eclectic globetrotting, from Algeria to Cuba, from Ferguson to Staten Island, with topics ranging from racism to the militarization of our community police, to climate change. Plenty meat on these bones.
Our featured guest is Linn Washington. Linn is a columnist for The Philadelphia Tribune newspaper; a freelance journalist for THISCANTBEHAPPENING.NET and other publications nationwide. He has just returned from a trip to Algeria. Linn is also an Assistant Professor of Journalism at Temple University in Philadelphia.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 12/22/2014 - 8:12pm
Our program TUESDAY DECEMBER 23; 1:00PM will focus on USA torture culture; some positive focus on the current era of Jim Crow; and a journey to the world of espionage as it intersects with filmmaking.
Our featured guest is John Hope Bryant. John currently serves on President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans, and is founder, chairman, and CEO of Operation HOPE, a nonprofit banker for the working poor. His newest bestseller is How the Poor Can Save Capitalism: Rebuilding the Path to the Middle Class (Berrett-Koehler, 2014).
AND … we will be chatting with Francis Hamit, 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.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 12/15/2014 - 10:44pm
Our program tomorrow tuesday december 16; 1:00PM EST will focus on race relations and civil unrest. Are we at a tipping point?
Our featured guest is Dave Lindorff, author and journalist. Dave is the founder of ThisCantBeHappening.net, a consortium of bloggers that try to make sense of the madness of a failing democracy. Dave’s full bio can be found at:
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 12/08/2014 - 10:01pm
Our program TUESDAY 12-9-; 1:00PM EST will focus on current protests nationally in our rapidly emerging police state; and our broken cities and how to fix them.
Our featured guest is Mindy Fullilove, MD. Mindy is a research psychiatrist at New York State Psychiatric Institute and a professor of clinical psychiatry and public health at Columbia University. She is a board certified psychiatrist, having received her training at New York Hospital-Westchester Division (1978-1981) and Montefiore Hospital (1981-1982). She has conducted research on AIDS and other epidemics of poor communities, with a special interest in the relationship between the collapse of communities and decline in health.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 12/01/2014 - 6:10pm
Our program TUESDAY 12-2-14; 1:00PM will focus on the psychology of politics, from guns to greed, from wars to crime.
Our featured guest is Ronald Goldman, Ph.D., a psychological researcher, speaker, and writer. Ron identifies generally unrecognized early experiences associated with personal, social, and political problems and offers specific principles that can contribute to preventing such problems.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 11/24/2014 - 8:30pm
Our program tomorrow, tuesday 11-25; 1-2:30PM will feature 2014 Green Party candidate for New York State Governor, Howie Hawkins. Howie secured 5% of the vote against Cuomo and others. Howie has been an organizer in movements for peace, justice, labor, and the environment since 1967. As the New York Green Party's candidate for Governor in 2010, he campaigned for progressive taxes and revenue sharing as the alternative to Andrew Cuomo's cuts to schools, cities, and public services. He received nearly 60,000 votes, which gave the Green Party a ballot line statewide for the next four years. A former Marine, Hawkins helped organize opposition to the Vietnam War.
Our music will be jazz oriented, so pay attention! */*
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 11/10/2014 - 9:35pm
Tuesday, November 11; 1:00PM we will explore many issues ranging from capitalism's globalization to one-party rule (The Corporate Party). we will also go into the belly of the beast and listen to rightwingnuts call for an "American Jihad" against muslims. we will also chat with our Senior Florida Correspondent, Steven Wiehe, on a variety of topics. Join us!
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 11/03/2014 - 10:02pm
Our program TUESDAY 11-4-14; 1:00PM EST will be classic WUSB “free form” radio!! No featured interview; listen call-ins; plenty to chew on. Join us!
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 10/27/2014 - 8:19pm
Our program TUESDAY will center on “Iraq: The Sequel” … We will also take a look at the economics of our permanent war empire.
Our featured guest is Ivan Eland. Ivan is Senior Fellow and Director of the Center on Peace & Liberty at The Independent Institute in Washington, DC. Eland is the author of Partitioning for Peace: An Exit Strategy for Iraq, Recarving Rushmore: Ranking the Presidents on Peace, Prosperity, and Liberty, The Empire Has No Clothes: U.S. Foreign Policy Exposed and Putting “Defense”_ Back into U.S. Defense Policy, as well as The Efficacy of Economic Sanctions as a Foreign Policy Tool. He is a contributor to numerous volumes and the author of 45 in-depth studies on national security issues.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:04pm
Our program TUESDAY, 1:00PM will take a long hard look at the permanent war environment that the USA empire doggedly pursues.
Our featured guest is Cynthia Enloe. Cynthia is a Research Professor in the Department of International Development, Community, and Environment at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. Her career has included Fulbright’s in Malaysia and Guyana and guest professorships in Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
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By Jim Lynch on Mon, 10/13/2014 - 6:52pm
Our program TUESDAY will take a big leap into the Ebola issue. Time to face up to a very dire situation that could make all our wars for resources pale in comparison.
Our featured guest is Meryl Nass, MD. Meryl is an Internal Medicine physician who identified the first modern use of anthrax as a biological weapon, during the Rhodesian civil war in 1978-80. She researched the anthrax vaccine and found it contributed to Gulf War Syndrome and chronic illnesses in soldiers. She gave 7 Congressional testimonies on bioterrorism, anthrax and Gulf War Syndrome. Meryl also showed that there was no direct evidence that Bruce Ivins was the anthrax letters perpetrator. The FBI was not able to show scientifically that the anthrax letters spores were even derived from Ivins' anthrax supply. She has
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 10/06/2014 - 5:20pm
Our program tomorrow, tuesday will be PART TWO of our look at corporate rule, from outsized CEO compensation to corporate welfare queens.
Our featured guest is Michael Faulkender. At the Univ. of Maryland, Mike teaches classes in the MBA programs at the Smith School. He also serves as the Director of the Master of Finance MBA program. Mike’s research focuses on empirical corporate finance in the areas of capital structure, risk management, corporate liquidity, and executive compensation. His work has been published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and Review of Financial Studies and has been cited in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and The New York Times. program. http://www.rhsmith.umd.edu
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 09/29/2014 - 8:21pm
TOMORROW TUESDAY 1:00PM will focus on the newest chapter in the USA’s permanent war footing. We will look at Nobel Peace Prize winner/war president, Barack Obama, the Middle East and … the USA as a fading empire.
Our featured guest is John Grant. John is a writer/photographer/filmmaker living in Philadelphia. He has worked as a newspaper reporter and has published both fiction and non-fiction. He shot and edited an 80-minute documentary film called "Second Time Around" about a seriously wounded Vietnam veteran who chose to live and work in Ho Chi Minh City 35 years after his first tour there. John has been to Iraq twice during the war, once as an observer critical of the war and once as a cameraman on a documentary film. He is a Viet Nam vet and an activist with Veterans For Peace. http://www.veteransforpeace.org
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 09/22/2014 - 8:40pm
Our program TOMORROW TUESDAY september 23; 1:00PM will focus on corporate rule, from outsized CEO compensation to corporate welfare queens.
Our featured guest is Michael Faulkender. Mike’s research focuses on empirical corporate finance in the areas of capital structure, risk management, corporate liquidity, and executive compensation. His work has been published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and Review of Financial Studies and has been cited in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and The New York Times. He teaches classes in the Specialty Master's, EMBA, and the MBA programs at the Smith School. He also serves as the Director of the Master of Finance program. http://www.rhsmith.umd.edu
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 09/15/2014 - 7:32pm
Our program TUESDAY 1:00PM will focus on ISIL; the islamic state. our featured guest is Ricardo Larémont. He is currently professor of political science and sociology at Binghamton University where he has served on the faculty since 1997. His work focuses on North Africa and the Sahel. He is a leading expert on political Islam, Islamic law, conflict resolution, democratization, and civil/military relations.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 09/01/2014 - 6:46pm
Our program TOMORROW, tuesday september 2; 1:00PM will focus on local politics and activists. We will look at the Long Island Media Task Force as they ramp up for the 2014 and 2016 elections.
Our featured guests are Janine Melillo and Tony Torres. Both guests have deep roots in the Democratic Party’s Move On activist group. Their backgrounds include a range of “day jobs” from aerospace to senior care (Tony), to key mainstream media positions both in Canada and the USA (Janine).
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:54pm
Our program tuesday will be about how robots can infiltrate politics. We will also look at the questionable behavior of the Nevada coach in the Little League World Series.
Our featured guest is Robert Luebke. Bob is President/CEO of Solution Technology Associates, Inc., Lansing, MI. He is an expert on robotics and their application to political solutions. His company, since 1974, has a history of helping national and international organizations. His group of Business, Management and Information Technology Consultants have worked with global and domestic companies, government and non-government organizations as well as the military. As one of the three founders, Bob has worked on over 300 projects in Europe, Asia, Latin America and the US.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 08/18/2014 - 9:51pm
Our program TUESDAY, 8-19; 1:00PM EDT will focus on an update of ALEC and the Koch Brothers. With Citizens United and McCutcheon decisions by the Supremes, we can see clearly the trajectory of a massive influx of ideological poison in our electoral system and owned governance.
Our featured guest is Nick Surgey. Nick is Director of Research at The Progressive in Madison, WI. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, and The Guardian. His research has also been cited in Mother Jones magazine, The Nation magazine, on MSNBC, and many other places including the Colbert Report on Comedy Central. Nick was previously Staff Counsel at Common Cause, where he led the research and legal work on their ALEC and Supreme Court Ethics projects. His passion for working towards social justice has found him previously working with the UK non-profit Refugee Council, at an immigration and asylum law firm, as a union officer, and as an activist/campaigner.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 08/11/2014 - 6:57pm
Our program TOMORROW Tuesday 8-12; 1:00PM will focus primarily on Gaza and the building movement of B/D/S/ (boycott/divestiture/sanction) internationally against Israel.
Our featured guest is Danny Muller. Danny focuses on coordinating emergency aid in the Middle East and Haiti. He was most recently in Gaza after Operation Cast Lead in 2009 and immediately before and after Operation Pillar of Defense in 2012. He will be returning in the coming weeks to advance psychosocial support for traumatized Palestinian children and report on the status of over 50 water treatment units the Middle East Children's Alliance (MECA) has installed at UNRWA schools in Gaza.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 08/04/2014 - 7:56pm
OUR PROGRAM tomorrow, tuesday; 1:00PM EDT will focus on US foreign policy and domestic surveillance. We will even weave in some hard science with a discussion of natural algorithms as computer scientists attempt to explain our natural world not just our physical one. We will also discuss disastrous blowback to USA foreign policy, including 9/11 and children at our border due to our support of the Honduran coup in 2009.
Our featured guest is the Eugene Higgins Professor of Computer Science at Princeton University, Bernard Chazelle. Bernard has a great many professional publications and even dabbles in political writing from time to time. He can help us bridge science and politics. He also is affiliated with the Institute for Advanced Studies.