Joe Virgillito discusses how the continuing COVID-19 crisis may impact the movement pushing to make Medicare available to all Americans. His guest on the topic is Gerald Friedman, Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and author of the new book, ‘The Case For Medicare For All.’
Later in the episode, J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller discuss the 2011 movie, ‘Contagion,’ directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Laurence Fishburne, Jude Law, Marion Cotillard, Kate Winslet, Demetri Martin, Elliott Gould , Bryan Cranston, and Jennifer Ehle — available from Warner Home Video.
And we’ll take an exclusive early listen to a performance by New York band Scoville Unit, from their upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Music composed by and show edited by Hansdale Hsu. Joe Virgillito is associate producer.
Joe Virgillito is here to discuss the Democratic primaries and COVID-19. Also, we discuss new movie, Lost Girls.’ Plus a preview of Activity’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session. | listen
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