Everything Is Broken Playlists
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 11/25/2013 - 10:25pm
Our featured guest is Mark Pastin. Mark was formerly Professor of Management at the Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. He is the author of over 100 academic and trade publications. Mark left academia to prove that it is possible to create lasting ethical change in organizations. While Mark was transitioning from academia to his current work, he worked as a newspaper columnist, investment banker, and international consultant. Since 1993, Mark has served as Chief Executive Officer of the Council of Ethical Organizations, a non-profit organization dedicated to promote ethics in business, government and the professions. Throughout these careers, Mark has pursued practical approaches to ethical issues. His research focuses on two topics. The first topic is how to gain ethical insight and the second is how to translate that insight into ethical action.
We will discuss many issues related to our current corporate culture and explore his thesis in his newest book: “Make An Ethical Difference … Tools for Better Action”
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 11/18/2013 - 10:17pm
Our program tuesday 1:00PM eastern will explore multiple issues, including biker safety and the legal system with a story from a mom who lost her son tragically to a trucker that ran a red light. and again, we are lucky to have another special visit from WUSB colleague Chris Sorochin (“If This Be Treason” – Fridays 1:00PM eastern).
Our featured guest is Pennie Fay, President of Steven’s Fund. Pennie will tell the story of the death of her son Stephen last year. She is an actress, singer, writer, MC, model and fundraiser.
Live on air and online and wusb.fm join us!!
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 11/11/2013 - 10:18pm
Our program TUESDAY 11-12-13; 1-2:30PM EST will explore multiple issues with a special visit from WUSB colleague Chris Sorochin (“If This Be Treason” – Fridays 1:00PM eastern). Our featured guest is Norman Solomon, Founding Director of The Institute for Public Accuracy and current Senior Researcher. He is the author of twelve books, including War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death, and with Reese Ehrlich, Target Iraq: What the News Media Didn’t Tell You. Solomon is a nationally syndicated columnist on media and politics. His articles have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, and many other newspapers. we will discuss the NSA data hoovering and whistleblowers like Edward Snowden
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 11/04/2013 - 10:01pm
Our program TUESDAY NOVEMBER 5; 1PM Eastern will explore the security state that is our USofA. we will participate in an interactive video on-air about the Snowden revelations and other NSA data hovering issues. We will also examine lessons learned post 9-11 relative to airport security.
Our featured guest is Francis Hamit, 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. His latest novel addresses the domestic terrorist threat posed by so-called patriot militias. It is called “Meltdown.” His books can be purchased as e-books at Amazo and B&N.
AND … our Senior Florida Correspondent, Steve Wiehe will join us. Steve always manages to toss me a curve or two.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 8:40pm
TOMORROW TUESDAY OCTOBER 29: 1-3PM. we will cover a variety of issues, from chastising my fellow progressives to listing USA foreign policy disasters since WW2 to USA exceptionalism to the NSA data hoovering.
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. In the 1980s, he traveled to Central America as a documentary photographer for publication and for exhibits of his own large prints. 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. He is a Viet Nam vet and an activist with Veterans For Peace.
Our music will feature one of the all time jazz singers, Sarah Vaughan.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 10/21/2013 - 8:25pm
Our program TUESDAY is expanded to 2 hours, so we will cover a variety of issues from the Affordable Care Act to the success of rightwing radicals (and the corollary failure of progressives) to disrupt the status quo. We will also try to get into the psyche of politicians and other “leaders” – why do some self-destruct so dramatically.
Our featured guest is Steven Mundahl. Steve is the author of a new book called The Alchemy Of Authentic Leadership where he analyses the reasons powerful people risk it all and fall from grace. He is a leadership scholar and professor and is President/CEO of Goodwill Industries of Western Massachusetts.
AND … a very special visit from our resident scribe, one J. David Gray. David is the Sonoma, CA-based author of “Synergy” and will read a new poem or short essay.
For our music we will feature some blues and boogie woogie from Professor Longhair.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 9:39pm
Our program for TUESDAY october 15; 1-2:30PM will cover not only the radical right’s shutdown of the USA government, but also a very personal story involving women’s health and state government revenge in Kansas.
Our featured guest is Kris Neuhaus. Dr. Kristen Neuhaus for years was the only physician in Kansas with the guts to stand up to the anti-abortion zealots and provide a legally required second opinion for women needing a late term abortion from Dr. George Tiller, the abortion doctor murdered by one of those zealots as he handed out programs at his Church at a Sunday service. Since that murder Dr. Neuhaus has been targeted for destruction, not just by the anti-abortion fanatics, but by the entire state government, led by Gov. Sam Brownback.
Our music will feature some catchy tunes from the oh so versatile Jack White III. aka: John Anthony Gillis.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 10/07/2013 - 8:38pm
Our program TUESDAY OCTOBER 8 - 1-2:30PM EDT will cover a multitude of sins, from the havoc raised by the radical libertarians/teabaggers to open fascism in Kansas. We will even take a look at how a nation can care for its people and still be an economic and moral success – hint: it is in northern Europe!
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, 09/30/2013 - 10:31pm
Tuesday, 1:00PM EDT - live on air and online - our program will focus on the internet and the security state - where the issues like net neutrality meet the "hoovering" of data by the NSA. we will follow the money and see if there is hope for us lowly 99%ers.
OUR FEATURED GUEST is Tim Karr, Senior Director of Strategy for FreePress.org. Tim builds on Free Press' grassroots and policy work to advance the organization's strategic goals and reach new communities. Before joining Free Press, Tim served as executive director of MediaChannel.org and Vice President of Globalvision New Media. He has also worked extensively as an editor, reporter and photojournalist for the Associated Press, Time, Inc., the New York Times and Australia Consolidated Press. Tim critiques, analyzes and reports on media and media policy for the Huffington Post and on his personal blog, MediaCitizen.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 9:37pm
Our program will not focus on any one social issue or world crisis. We will no doubt tally the damage and produce a “wish list” for progressive action.
OUR FEATURED GUEST is Mort Mecklosky. Mort has hosted WUSB progressive talk shows for 28 years. He and I will survey just what is “broken” and perhaps even find a few things that are not!
For our music today, we feature country singer Alison Krauss teamed with Robert Plant from their 2007 CD “Raising Sand” (produced by T-Bone Burnette).
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 09/16/2013 - 8:40pm
Our program Tuesday, September 17; 1-2:30PM will focus on jobs lost to globalization and USA trade agreements, specifically the ongoing Trans-Pacific Alliance.
OUR FEATURED GUEST is Ben Beachy. Ben is the Research Director for Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch. He investigates the impacts and implications of U.S. trade policy on jobs, public interest regulation, financial stability and democratic policymaking. Before joining Global Trade Watch, Beachy analyzed the impacts of U.S. trade, aid, and lending policies in Latin America for six years as a Nicaragua-based policy analyst and as a D.C.-based National Organizer for Witness for Peace.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 09/09/2013 - 7:15pm
join us TUESDAY, september 10; 1:00PM. our program will focus on the impact of fundamentalist extremism, irregardless of god, “sacred texts”, tribe or country.
OUR FEATURED GUEST is Michael Sosteric. Michael is a sociologist in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Athabasca University in Alberta. He is interested in the Sociology of Religion, violence in society, stratification and inequality, gender socialization, and the big questions of life. He teaches the Sociology of Religion at Athabasca University and is currently writing a book on the Sociology of Religion and is working on developing a spiritually sophisticated psychology of healing and health.
Our music will feature a great local Long Island band: Miles to Dayton.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 09/02/2013 - 8:40pm
Our program, live on air and online will focus on a decades-long success story of the USA gutting it’s middle class and now taking on the poor. From the USA mythology of exceptionalism to dangerous free-market fundamentalism; from permanent war to privatization of everything, have we lost also the core of our society?
OUR FEATURED GUEST is George Tyler. Author of “What Went Wrong, How the 1% hijacked the American middle class … and what other nations got right.” George is an economist who brings a varied background as an American and international government official and successful entrepreneur in the U.S. and Europe.
A far more extensive bio and info on his book "What Went Wrong" can be found at his website
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 08/26/2013 - 10:11pm
Our program TUESDAY, AUGUST 27 - 1-3:00PM EDT will focus on ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council), the highly controversial conservative group that provides model legislation written by corporations pushing a pro-corporate agenda.
Our featured guest is Michael O’Brien, founder & principal of MOB Advocacy, a full-service, multi-state government relations firm located in Fairfax City, Virginia. He is a state & local lobbyist. Michael brings over ten years of state and local government relations experience working with corporations, national trade associations and non-proﬁt organizations. Michael has lobbied governors, mayors, legislators, state and local agencies and regulators in over 40 states.
For our music we will dig deep into the WUSB bin for some blues from The Paul Butterfield Blues Band.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 9:57pm
Our program for TUESDAY AUGUST 20 - 1-3PM EDT will feature Long Island food sustainability. Adelphi University and Sustainable Long Island have collaborated on a study.
Our guests include Sarah Eichberg, Adelphi University's Director of Community Research. She oversees the Institute for Social Research and Community Engagement and the Vital Signs project. A sociologist with a background in gender studies and public health. Eichberg is the author of numerous research and policy reports, including Long Island’s first comprehensive study of barriers and facilitators to health care access on Long Island and, more recently, The Truth and The Facts: Food Inequality on Long Island, an in-depth look at food access and health in three Suffolk County communities.
AND … Fernando Tirado, Director of Programs of Sustainable Long Island. He is responsible for managing the organization's programs including: brownfield redevelopment, food equity, environmental justice, community revitalization, and the high school fellowship and others.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 9:20pm
Our program TUESDAY August 13; 1-3PM EDT will feature an update on the wild horses roundups in the west. we will explore the points of view of activists, indigenous north americans and the federal government on this very emotional issue.
Our guests include Paula Todd King, Director of Communications from The Cloud Foundation. Paula is a write and also a founding member of New Mexico Against Horse Slaughter.
AND … our Senior Florida Correspondent Steve Wiehe will check in from West Palm to give us his take on current events.
Our music today will feature some fun tracks from Dan Hicks and The Hot Licks.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 08/05/2013 - 10:12pm
TUESDAY 1-3:00PM, live on air and on line. our program will feature a look at the failed “War on Drugs” and it’s myriad related issues. we will also look closely at the nuclear disaster in Japan – Fukushima. recent developments have revealed a breach of their “pretend” barrier with the pacific ocean – this is breaking news not for the faint of heart. this is well beyond “brokenness” as we usually frame it.
By Habanero on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 1:52pm
Habanero (aka Sue Montana) filling in for Jim Lynch today, talking about things that are Broken in the healthcare system. Here is the source for some of the material presented with today's broadcast.
How The Medical Profession is Being Forced To Game The System, Michael Kirsch, MD http://mdwhistleblower.blogspot.com/
Your Practice Management Software Is Only As Good As Your Practice Management, Mary Pat Whaley http://managemypractice.com/
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 9:26pm
TOMORROW, tuesday july 23!!! 1-3PM. live on air and online. Our program will feature a look at present authoritarian leanings in USA . As counterpoint, we will go in depth at a regional solution to economic and social issues using our largest state, California, as our test subject.
Our featured guest is Marcus Ruiz Evans, born in Fresno, CA to a European American father employed as a mechanical engineer, and a Mexican American mother employed as an information technology professional. Evans gained experience as a liaison between the California state government and the U.S. federal government involved in the distribution of federal transportation grants to the
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 11:19pm
Our program TUESDAY, July 16; 1-3PM EDT - on air and online at www.wusb.fm. we will feature a look at politics and journalism. Is traditional journalism dead? What are the trends in online journalism? My opinion piece will be an attempt to find ONE historical thing that conservatives have not been on the WRONG side of history on.
The featured guest is Sam Husseini. Sam is the Director of Media and Communications at the Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA). His articles on politics, foreign affairs, public policy, media, and pop culture have been published in the Washington Post and other outlets. He is also founder of WashingtonStakeout.com -- which features tough questioning of political figures as well as VotePact.org -- which encourages disenchanted Democrats and Republicans to team up and vote for their preferred candidates. Prior to joining IPA, Husseini was media director for the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee.
We will also speak with Francis Hamit about Edward Snowden. Seems we don’t agree on this one.