With the federal government shutdown in its 36th day, we take a close look at the effects of the shutdown now and into the future. First, we speak to Paul Street about the politics of the shutdown and his recent article connecting activism in the U.S. to the Yellow Vests movement in France. For the […]
We’re entering week three of the government shutdown with no end in sight. A number of government agencies are deemed “essential” and will continued to function as usual, like the military and TSA. But for those agencies that aren’t so lucky to have that designation, dire consequences are starting to emerge from the wreckage of […]
Listen as we explore the myriad of negative effects the government shutdown is having on American science, astronomy, and NASA.
Each month, the Monday Buzz brings you the latest from the Center for Investigative Journalism, which has adopted the credo “Protect the Vulnerable, Expose Wrongdoings, Seek Solutions.” On Monday, November 4, 2013, CIJ’s Money in Politics project director Bill Lueders talked to Brian Standing about GOP Congressman Reid Ribble’s break with Tea Party Republicans, the […]
Dave Obey is no stranger to Congressional budget battles, having served Wisconsin’s 7th district from 1969 until 2011, twice as the chair of the powerful Appropriations Committee. He joined us to talk about the government shutdown, the deal that ended it, and the death of intelligent debate in the U.S. Congress.
On Tuesday October 15th, our host Carousel Bayrd talked with Anat Shenker- Osorio about her latest book, “Don’t Buy It: The Trouble with Talking Nonsense about the Economy”.