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Everything Is Broken playlist for 01/05/2016

George Rudolph sitting in for Jim Lynch - This is the final play for Everything is Broken. Jim starts his new show Progressive Solutions next week in this time slot.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 12/29/2015

Captain Phil's Planet is filling in for Everything is Broken with no politics but lots of Music! EiB will be back next week or the week after!

Everything Is Broken playlist for 12/22/2015

OUR SHOW TOMORROW will be our last! After 9 years of lifting up far too many rocks to examine the seedy underbelly of the beast that is the USA empire, it is time to shift perspective. More on that tomorrow.

Joining us will be Joshua Comden. Josh is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science here at Stony Brook University. Josh will discuss both the impact of Citizens United and his efforts locally. He will also educate us on the fascinating story out of Syria of citizens solving their own problems, building community and governance, and defense.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 12/08/2015

OUR SHOW will cover many issues of the day with particular emphasis on police misconduct, using ongoing events in Chicago as our case study. Joining us will be Antonio Romanucci. Antonio is a principal and partner of Romanucci & Blandin, a Chicago-based personal injury law firm recognized as one of the nation’s eminent personal injury, police misconduct and civil trial practice law firms. Mr. Romanucci is recognized locally and nationally for his leadership, expertise and technique in the field of law. Mr. Romanucci focuses his practice in wrongful death and personal injury, which includes police misconduct, aviation accidents, sports injuries and the representation of victims of sexual abuse.

We will also be joined by our Senior California correspondent, J. David Gray. He will bring a cultural perspective to our show with some solid essays on our current plight.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 11/24/2015

OUR SHOW will continue to survey opinions and reactions to the sad events in Paris, Beirut and Bamako. We will also take our first in-depth look at current challenges facing North American indigenous peoples

Joining us will be Tiokasin Ghosthorse. Tiokasin is from the Cheyenne River Lakota (Sioux) Nation of South Dakota and the bands of Itazipco/Mnicoujou and Oglala. He is the host of First Voices Indigenous Radio on WBAI NY - Pacifica Radio and many other outlets in North America. Tiokasin has been described as “a spiritual agitator, natural rights organizer, Indigenous thinking process educator and a community activator.” One reviewer called him “a cultural resonator in the key of life.” Politics for the Lakota is spiritual and is not separate from the rest of life.


Everything Is Broken playlist for 11/17/2015

OUR SHOW will survey opinions and reactions to the sad events in Paris. We will also update the Keystone XL Pipeline actions by the Obama Administration. And … we are also going to count on our faithful listeners to support WUSB in our Fall Fund Drive.

Joining us will be Steve Horn. Steve Horn is a Research Fellow for DeSmogBlog.com and a Madison, WI-based investigative reporter. His work has been published at Al Jazeera America, Vice News, CounterPunch Magazine, TruthOut, TruthDig, AlterNet, Progressive Magazine, Wisconsin Watch and other outlets.
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Everything Is Broken playlist for 11/03/2015

Everything Is Broken - George Rudolph substituting for Jim Lynch from 1:00 to 3:00 PM

Everything Is Broken playlist for 09/15/2015

Our featured guest is James Paul. Jim served for 20 years as Executive Director of Global Policy Forum, an NGO that monitors the UN. He is author of the classic “Syria Unmasked”, a book about human rights in Syria. He was Executive Director of the Middle East Research & Information Project and was for many years an editor of the Oxford Companion to Politics of the World.

WE WILL ALSO HAVE ON THE PROGRAM: Hope Ansanelli – a recent returnee from a stint in the Peace Corps.

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

fill-in by Cornflower

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.