Occupy Oakland solidarity march gets intense (and John was there for the whole thing), NY Gen Assembly sends $20K & 100 tents to support Occupy Oakland, and Injured Iraq Vet Scott Olsen shows signs of recovery.
Gov. Gary Johnson, Presidential candidate for the GOP, joins us on today's show to discuss his party's history of marginalizing working class people, gays, and people of color. Plus, tape from the rally outside District Attorney Cy Vance's office to begin investigations into police misconduct, and our discussion of the let women die bill.
Today's show is a round up of Occupy Wall Street's Thursday evening events through Saturday night. John and Molly managed to both not get arrested and bring you the best on-the-ground coverage of Occupy Wall Street you'll find anywhere.
Occupy Iowa spreads to 7 cities, Occupy Dallas stands its ground against the cops, and the GOP candidates suggest policies that would cripple the economy. All that, plus a new installment of John and Molly Fix Your Life.
Jesse Mulert of Occupy Seattle joins us to describe the OWS movement in that city, plus some tape of the General Assembly in NYC's Washington Square Park. Also, Paul Krugman and Alan Greyson lend some mainstream support to OWS.
US citizen Anwar al-Awlaki has been assassinated, Occupy Wall Street issues demands, and Melissa Harris Perry offers a retort to her detractors. Plus, Chloe Angyal of Feministing is back for our favorite segment, That Time Of The Month!
NYC band Activity is a supergroup of sorts, with Travis Johnson, Steve Levine, Zoë Browne, and Jess Rees coming from the excellent bands Grooms, Field Mouse, and Russian Baths. This particular… | watch
Joe Virgillito chats with Prof. Gerald Friedman about COVID-19 and the case for Medicare For All. J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller discuss 2011 movie, ‘Contagion.’ Plus a preview of Scoville Unit’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.