Everything Is Broken Playlists
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 09/03/2012 - 9:03pm
Our featured guest is Peggy Wireman. Peggy has run an $8 million economic development program, the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center, worked in both Republican and Democratic administrations, served as a legislative aide in Congress and had her own business. She is active in Wisconsin politics. She has published six books including “Connecting the Dots: Government, Community and Family”. http://connectingdots.us Facebook page "Let's Connect the Dots": http://www.facebook.com/groups/148904598473212/
And … our Senior Florida Correspondent Steven Wiehe will check in to give us his take on current events.
For our music … bluesman Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 08/27/2012 - 9:11pm
A very special show indeed! Our featured guest is Earl Caldwell, Writer in Residence at Hampton University in VA, and at the Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education in Oakland, CA; journalist and radio personality on pacifica radio with his Caldwell Chronicles, airing on Fridays, 4-6PM on WBAI New York.
Caldwell is a nationally renowned journalist who has witnessed and chronicled some of the most important civil rights events of the past 40 years and was the only reporter present when Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated.
Earl Caldwell rose to fame while a reporter at The New York Times when he refused to disclose information to the FBI and the Nixon Administration involving his sources in the Black Panther party. The case, United States v. Caldwell, reached the U.S. Supreme Court in 1972 when the court ruled against him. The “Caldwell Case” led to the enactment of shield laws in many states that allow reporters to protect sources and information. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earl_Caldwell_(journalist)
Our resident storyteller, Margaret Meyers will join us from the twin cities. Margaret’s website is www.storyteller.net/tellers/mmeyers
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 08/20/2012 - 10:45pm
Our featured guest is Dave Lindorff, author and journalist. Dave is the founder of This Cant Be Happening, a consortium of bloggers that try to make sense of the madness of a failing democracy. Dave’s full bio can be found at: http://www.thiscantbehappening.net/node/13
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 08/13/2012 - 10:36pm
We have a great show lined up as we tackle the politics and economics of college sports with: our featured guest, Amy Perko. Amy has served as executive director of the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics since 2005. In June 2010, the commission released its third major report – “Restoring the Balance: Dollars, Values and the Future of College Sports.” In August 2011, the NCAA Board of Directors adopted one of the report’s central recommendations that will require teams to be on track to graduate 50 percent of their players to be eligible for postseason championships. Last January, she received the NCAA’s prestigious Silver Anniversary Award, which is given to six former college athletes on the occasion of their 25th anniversary from college participation in recognition of their civic and professional contributions.
And … our Senior Florida Correspondent Steven Wiehe will check in from West Palm to give us his take on current events.
For our music … blues rocker Jonny Lang … he will be in Port Chester, NY on 9/9/12; New Brunswick, NJ 9/11/12; NYC – BBKing’s 10/20-21.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 08/06/2012 - 10:18pm
My op-ed piece will center on the ruling oligarchy failing to provide citizens with a leader to calm our fears.
Our featured guest is Robert Naiman, Policy Director at Just Foreign Policy. Bob edits the Just Foreign Policy daily news summary and 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.
For our music … rock hall of famer Leon Russell.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 07/30/2012 - 9:07pm
Our featured guest is Trevor Blake. Trevor is a highly successful serial entrepreneur who started his first company with a few thousand dollars and sold it for more than $100 million. He is passionate about showing others how to succeed using a three-step strategy he developed that's backed by his business experiences and the latest findings in neuroscience. He writes about this in his new book, Three Simple Steps: A Map to Success in Business and Life (BenBella, 2012).
Trevor and I will discuss how we can overcome our negativity in the face of … well, “everything is broken”!!
And … our Senior Florida Correspondent STEVEN WIEHE will check in from West Palm to give us his take on current events.
For our music … Forest Hills, Queens punk rock band the Ramones.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 07/16/2012 - 9:22pm
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
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 07/09/2012 - 4:18pm
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.
And … our Senior Florida correspondent STEVEN WIEHE will check in from Florida to give us his take on current events.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 07/02/2012 - 10:30pm
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
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
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
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 06/25/2012 - 9:23pm
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.
And … Steven Wiehe, Senior Florida Correspondent will give us his take on current events.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 06/18/2012 - 9:27pm
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.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 06/11/2012 - 11:06pm
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.
And … our pal STEVE WIEHE will check in from Florida to give us his take on current events.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 06/04/2012 - 10:16pm
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.
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.”
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 05/28/2012 - 9:09pm
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.
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.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 05/21/2012 - 10:15pm
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.
PROGRAM NOTE – the program will air from 1:00PM-3:00PM starting today through the start of the fall term in late august.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 05/14/2012 - 9:57pm
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.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 05/07/2012 - 10:56pm
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.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 04/30/2012 - 10:03pm
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.
By Habanero on Tue, 04/24/2012 - 10:29am
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:
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.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 04/09/2012 - 11:17pm
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.
And … our pal Steve Wiehe will check in from Florida to give us his take on current events.