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Everything Is Broken playlist for 07/17/2012

Our featured guest is Tom Kriger. Tom is a Professor of Labor Studies at National Labor College, Silver Spring, MD. He has taught at Hunter College, Brooklyn College, Saint Lawrence Univ., Providence College and the Univ. of Northern Colorado. Tom and I will discuss the current state of organized labor in the USA and his recently authored labor research paper on the construction industry: “An Analysis of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)." Tom's full bio can be found at http://www.nlc.edu/faculty.html; his report and other labor data at http://www.knowyourabc.com

For our music … LA rock band The Wallflowers, fronted by Jakob Dylan - from their 2005 CD, “Rebel, Sweetheart.”
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wallflowers
http://www.thewallflowers.com/

Everything Is Broken playlist for 07/10/2012

Our featured guest is Stephen Thomas, Professor, Health Services Administration and Director, Maryland Center for Health Equity, School of Public Health, Univ.of Maryland. We will discuss health disparity using African-American populations in the DC area for comparison to health status of other groups.
http://www.healthequity.umd.edu/
He has been kind enough to share these links with our listeners also:
http://www.healthequity.umd.edu/documents/Literature/PUBLISHED_annurev_p...
Selected Publications from M-CHE Research Team
http://www.healthequity.umd.edu/literature.asp
Health Policy Research
http://www.healthequity.umd.edu/healthpolicy.asp
The Maryland Health Improvement and Disparities Reduction Act of 2012
http://www.healthequity.umd.edu/news_2012_06_01.asp
AND ... Video Profiles - Join the Health Equity Movement - https://vimeo.com/40248909

And … our Senior Florida correspondent STEVEN WIEHE will check in from Florida to give us his take on current events.

For our music … Brit indie rockers Arctic Monkeys – from two of their latest CD’s.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arctic_Monkeys
http://arcticmonkeys.com/

Everything Is Broken playlist for 07/03/2012

Our featured guest is Mark Gaffney. Mark was with us two weeks ago to discuss the events of 9/11. Today we will dig deeper in an attempt to “connect the dots” and shed light on a series of events leading up to and immediately following that fateful date. Mark's book “Black 9/11” available at Mark’s publisher: http://www.Trineday.com
http://www.gnosticsecrets.com/

We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe. David has an essay for us. David may reprise on of his essays from our book Synergy … or not. http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith
http://percipient.posterous.com/

For music today … the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame’s Roger McGuinn. Some cuts from his solo CD: “Back from Rio” … with a little help from his friends. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roger_McGuinn
http://www.ibiblio.org/jimmy/mcguinn/index.html

Everything Is Broken playlist for 06/26/2012

Our featured guest is David Gebler. Since founding Working Values, Ltd. in 1993 as a strategic communications and learning agency, David has become a recognized thought leader in the emerging field of values-based ethics and culture risk management. David is an innovator of new approaches to raise the awareness of ethics and values in major organizations through consulting with senior leaders on the deployment of integrity-based processes and the development of interactive ethics and compliance training programs. David is a business lawyer by training.

We will discuss his recent book: “The 3 Power Values”, and … since corporations are now people with free speech, we will try to understand the beast by going into its belly.
http://www.davidgebler.com/bio

And … Steven Wiehe, Senior Florida Correspondent will give us his take on current events.

For music today … The Clash! From several of their cd’s.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_clash
http://www.theclash.com

Everything Is Broken playlist for 06/19/2012

Our featured guest Mark Gaffney is a researcher, writer, poet, environmentalist, peace activist, and organic gardener. Mark’s first book, Dimona the Third Temple? (1989), was a pioneering study of the Israeli nuclear weapons program. Mark and I will discuss the events of 9/11. His book on the subject is “The 9/11 Mystery Plane and the Vanishing of America” … we will also discuss Iran – the real story vs. the cover story. http://www.gnosticsecrets.com/

And … our pal STEVE WIEHE will check in from Florida to give us his take on current events.

For music … some “unplugged” Chrissie Hynde fronting The Pretenders. "The Isle of View" is a live acoustic album released in 1995. It was recorded during a live, televised performance at London's Jacob Street Studios. A string quartet accompanied Chrissie Hynde for much of the performance.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Pretenders

Everything Is Broken playlist for 06/12/2012

Our featured guest is Jim Corrigan, program director and show host on CIWS(WhiStle Radio), 102.7FM/live streaming at www.whistleradio.ca. The station is located in Stouffville, Ontario, part of the Greater Toronto Area, the largest media market in Canada. Jim believes strongly that community based radio is a viable alternative to corporate radio which is so prevalent today. Jim hosts “Night Flight” a show featuring night music (light jazz and great vocals) every Friday night at 10:00PM eastern and “Afternoon Delight” (music and variety) every Tuesday afternoon at 2:05PM eastern.

Jim and I will discuss our take on community radio on both sides of the border and perhaps throw in some cultural differences and commonalities along the way.
http://www.whistleradio.ca

And … our pal STEVE WIEHE will check in from Florida to give us his take on current events.

For music today … some solo cuts from Torontonian Robbie Robertson, OC.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robbie_Robertson
http://www.robbie-robertson.com/home-index/

Everything Is Broken playlist for 06/05/2012

Our featured guest is Dave Niose. Dave is President of The American Humanist Association in Washington, DC, an attorney and an author. Dave and I will discuss the separation of church and state, and his new book: “Non-Believer Nation: The Rise of Secular Americans.” His full bio is at the AHA link below.
https://www.facebook.com/NonbelieverNation
http://www.americanhumanist.org/AHA/David_Niose_Biography

For music today … from Nancy Wilson, a singer with more than 70 albums, and three Grammys. She has been labeled a singer of blues, jazz, cabaret and pop; a "consummate actress"; and "the complete entertainer." The title she prefers, however, is song stylist. We will listen to selections from a recent album (2006) “Turned to Blue.”
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nancy_Wilson_(jazz_singer)

Everything Is Broken playlist for 05/29/2012

SPORTS AND POLITICS!! Today’s featured guest is Dave Zirin. Named one of The Utne Reader’s “50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Our World”, Dave Zirin writes about the politics of sports for the Nation Magazine - he is their first sports writer in their 150 years of existence. Zirin is also the host of Sirius XM Radio’s popular weekly show, Edge of Sports Radio. He has been called “the best sportswriter in the United States,” by Robert Lipsyte. Dave Zirin is, in addition, a columnist for SLAM Magazine and the Progressive. His most recent book, in collaboration with John Carlos, is "The John Carlos Story", published by Haymarket Books. Zirin and Carlos are touring throughout 2012 promoting their work.
http://www.edgeofsports.com/

Also joining us today is Lauren Carmichael of Move to Amend Brookhaven. She will give us a local update to the national effort to repeal the Supremes' catastrophic Citizens United decision resulting in a flood of influence buying cash from “citizen” corporations.
mtabrookhaven@gmail.com
Movet To Amend Brookhaven can be found at facebook
www.Movetoamend.org

Everything Is Broken playlist for 05/22/2012

Our featured guest is local activist Bob Polin, he and I will survey the political landscape, leaving no stone unturned.

Our resident storyteller, Margaret Meyers will join us from the Twin Cities. www.storyteller.net/tellers/mmeyers

For music today … from Warren Zevon.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warren_Zevon

PROGRAM NOTE – the program will air from 1:00PM-3:00PM starting today through the start of the fall term in late august.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 05/15/2012

Today’s featured guest is Parker Williams, Vice President of Electronic Payment Systems for Xerox's Transportation Solutions Group. Parker has over 25 years of public and private sector transportation experience. He is responsible for marketing and business development for electronic toll collection systems, with an emphasis on securing toll system installation and operating contracts in the growing congestion pricing and public-private partnership market. He serves on the Education Task Force of the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association and is also Vice President of Education and Chair of the Transportation Institute for the National Council for Public Private Partnerships. He has served as Administrator of the Maryland State Highway Administration, as well as Deputy Secretary of Administration with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

Parker and I will discuss transportation and related economic and infrastructure issues facing the US.
http://www.acs-inc.com/thot_parkerwilliams.aspx

For music today … Steve Earle – rock, folk and texas country.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Earle
http://www.steveearle.com

Everything Is Broken playlist for 05/08/2012

Today’s featured guest is David Cobb. Dave is a national spokesperson for Movetoamend.org and National Projects Director of Democracy Unlimited. He is a lawyer and political activist. Dave has sued corporate polluters, lobbied elected officials, run for political office himself, and has been arrested for non-violent civil disobedience. In 2002 Dave ran for Attorney General of Texas. He did not win the office, but the Green Party of Texas grew dramatically during his campaign from four local chapters to twenty-six. In 2004, he ran for President of the United States on the Green Party ticket and successfully campaigned for the Ohio recount.
http://movetoamend.org/

For music today … the Canadian rock band Nickelback
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nickelback
http://www.nickelback.com

Everything Is Broken playlist for 05/01/2012

Today’s featured guest is Bernard Chazelle, professor of computer science at Princeton University, where he has been on the faculty since 1986. He has held research and faculty positions at Carnegie-Mellon University, Brown University, Ecole Polytechnique, Ecole Normale Superieure, and the University of Paris. He is the author of the book "The Discrepancy Method." He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the European Academy of Sciences, and the World Innovation Foundation. we will be discussing the current state of the political ideological landscape in the USA, in the context of the upcoming election. We will challenge you, gentle listeners to consider just what differences are out there separating progressives from conservatives. http://www.cs.princeton.edu/~chazelle/

AND ... we are hoping for a call-in from the General Strike in Manhattan, “A Day Without the 1%” An OWS “Direct Action” - that near the top of the hour.

For music today … Los Angeles rock supergroup Audioslave.
http://www.audioslave.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Audioslave

Everything Is Broken playlist for 04/24/2012

Sue Montana filling in for Jim Lynch today. We'll be talking about the healthcare system, and oh, boy, are there some Broken aspects of today's healthcare system!

My guest today is:
Sinai Megibow, Esq.
Investigative Counsel
Director of Investigative Services

s.megibow@VRInvestigations.com
732.730.5335 ext. 205 (W)
631.237.1345 (F)
917.596.7760 (M)
www.VRInvestigations.com

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You can hear this and other healthcare related interviews I've done by going to www.HabaneroInc.com and clicking on Radio Programming.

You can also find my monthly column in GEM Magazine http://www.gemmagazineli.com/April2012/healthandwellnesssusanmontanagemm...

Comments and questions are always welcome. Write to me at Sue@HabaneroInc.com.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 04/10/2012

Today’s featured guest is Kathryn Kolbert. Kathryn is the Director of the Athena Center for Leadership Studies at Barnard College in Manhattan. She is a public-interest attorney, journalist, and visionary in the not-for-profit world. She has been recognized by The National Law Journal as one of the "100 Most Influential Lawyers in America.” In 1992, Kolbert argued the landmark case of Planned Parenthood v. Casey before the U.S. Supreme Court. We will discuss political issues most important to women.
https://barnard.edu/profiles/kathryn-kolbert

And … our pal Steve Wiehe will check in from Florida to give us his take on current events.

For music … singer-songwriter Lenny Kravitz.
http://www.lennykravitz.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lenny_Kravitz

Everything Is Broken playlist for 04/03/2012

Today’s featured guest is OZZIE ZEHNER. Ozzie is the author of "Green Illusions: The Dirty Secrets of Clean Energy and the Future of Environmentalism". He is a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley. He researches the social, cultural, political and economic conditions influencing energy policy priorities and project outcomes. His work also incorporates symbolic roles that energy technologies play within political and environmental movements. His other research interests include consumerism, urban policy, environmental governance, international human rights, and forgeries. We will discuss the automobile ... and its future. http://ozziezehner.com/

We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe. David will reprise his very first essay on this program – “Lisa” – inspired by my image of the same name. go to jimlynchphotography.com and look at the image. http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith
http://percipient.posterous.com/

Everything Is Broken playlist for 03/27/2012

TOMORROW's "Everything is Broken" on WUSB, Stony Brook; 1:00PM EDT - live stream at wusb.fm - Our featured guest is Nancy Franklin. Assistant Professor of Cognitive and Experimental Psychology here at Stony Brook University. A Stanford grad, Nancy also does research in false memory, source monitoring, memory representation of described situations. Nancy and I will discuss eyewitness memory … can YOU identify the perpetrator in a line up? http://www.psychology.stonybrook.edu/nfranklin-/

Also joining us today is professional storyteller, Calvin Worthen. He is in Minneapolis. Check out his YouTube vid: "Time ..." http://tinyurl.com/7jpxr77

For music today … jazz and pop singer Madeleine Peyroux. She is of French discent; born in GA, raised in NYC, SoCal and Paris, France. she has a June 1 gig at Town Hall scheduled!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madeleine_Peyroux
http://madeleinepeyroux.com/

Everything Is Broken playlist for 03/20/2012

Our featured guest is Jane Alcorn. Jane is president and co-founder of the Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe, Shoreham, LI, NY. She has been working towards the preservation and restoration of Nikola Tesla's only remaining laboratory anywhere in the world since 1996.

Jane is a librarian and former teacher with interests in local history and in science education. The Tesla Science Center brings
those two interests together in one project. She is also the current vice president of the Wading River Historical Society, of which she has been a member for 30 years.

We will discuss this amazing, controversial and oft overlooked scientist and Jane’s goal to put Tesla and Long Island back on the map with the Tesla Science Center.
http://www.teslasciencecenter.org/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nikola_Tesla http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wardenclyffe_Tower

Also joining us today is professional storyteller, Calvin Worthen. Calvin was on this program a few times in 2011. He is in Minneapolis.
http://tinyurl.com/7jpxr77

For music today … from 3 of their early CD’s, rockers The Black Crowes
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_black_crowes

Everything Is Broken playlist for 03/13/2012

Our feature guest is Paul Chappell. Paul Chappell graduated from West Point in ‘02. He served in the army for seven years, was deployed to Baghdad in ‘06, and left active duty in November 2009 as a Captain. He is the author of Will War Ever End?: A Soldier’s Vision of Peace for the 21st Century, The End of War: How Waging Peace Can Save Humanity, Our Planet, and Our Future, and Peaceful Revolution: How We Can Create the Future Needed for Humanity’s Survival He lives in Santa Barbara, CA, where he is serving as the Peace Leadership Director for the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation (www.wagingpeace.org). He is working on his fourth book, The Art of Waging Peace: A Strategic Approach to Improving Our Lives and the World. http://www.peacefulrevolution.com

how about hearing from YOU. Life in a conservative country as a closet liberal? Your vote for 2012. Whatever. seamus@wusb.com

For music today … NYC based celtic rock Black 47
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_47
black47.com

Everything Is Broken playlist for 03/06/2012

Our featured guest is John Grant. John is a writer/photographer/filmmaker. He has worked as a newspaper reporter and has published both fiction and non-fiction. Starting in the 1980s, he traveled to Central America and other places as a documentary photographer. 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, Vietnam, 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. A Vietnam War veteran, for 25 years John has been an active member of Veterans For Peace. He has taught documentary photography at Widener and Drexel Universities and for nine years has taught creative writing to inmates in the Philadelphia Prison. http://www.thiscantbehappening.net/

We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe. David has an essay for us. http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith
http://percipient.posterous.com/

Everything Is Broken playlist for 02/28/2012

Our featured guest is Michael Charney. Michael is a writer, most recently of the book "Chasing Glenn Beck: A Personal Experiment in Reclaiming our Hijacked Political Conversation". He has won awards for both his fiction and non-fiction, and has been published in both North America and Europe. Michael’s business experience spans over 25 years in high-technology start-up companies (the most recent of which was acquired by Thomson Reuters in 2006). As an executive and leader he has pioneered work in corporate social networking, textual and language analysis and professional services methodologies.

Michael and I will discuss the so-called “two party system” and the future of each branch of what Ralph Nader and yours truly call “the corporate party.” www.chasingglennbeck.com

And … our pal STEVE WIEHE will check in from Florida to give us his take on current events.

For music we will enjoy the blues of Big Mama Thornton! 1926-1984. First to record Hound Dog in 1952! Elvis, like many white recording artists of that era got all the bucks for that one! Today’s selections feature Big Moma with the Muddy Waters Blues Band, circa 1966.