This week we discuss the VA hospital system with Charles Showalter, host of Vets Voice Radio. The conversation includes what’s popular, what needs to be improved, and what our legislators need to know moving forward.
Did you know that the internal combustion engine is a Victorian era technology that’s only 20% efficient? This week we talk about electric transportation. How does it work? Is it really cleaner, if the electricity came from burning coal?
Dr. Patricia DeMarco hosts a discussion with Lou Hancherick, VP of Marcellus Outreach Butler and the coordinator of their Go Green Festival, as well as the publisher and editor of Harmony magazine.
Alyssa Hansen, communications director for the Tennessee AFL-CIO, gives us an animated wrap up of the state’s legislative session.
Even charter school operators say they don’t want their funding to come at the expense of public schools. Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, shows us how increases in public school funding can save impoverished communities.
Beth Tarasi, candidate for the PA 12th district, joins us to talk about why she’s running and what she stands for.
We discuss Montana’s special election tomorrow with Politicos’s Campaigns Editor Scott Bland.
“NBC’s Thomas Roberts details Fox News and Sean Hannity’s role in spreading Seth Rich conspiracy,” Alex Kaplan reports for Media Matters
“It’s a smart idea if you’re a politician not to antagonize the press any more than you have to,” Berry Craig from the Kentucky Labor Council says with a laugh. He discusses the tenuous relationship between the press and the politicians in KY and in the nation.
Doug Cunningham from Workers Independent News reports on Trump’s budget proposal, as well as two days of protests at McDonald’s headquarters.
“DeVos says Washington will not mandate ‘school choice,’“ Caitlin Emma reports for Politico.