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Egypt & the US 101

In History, News, Politics on February 1, 2011 at 5:37 am

Nezar AlSayyad in his office.

Basics on Egyptian/US relations with Nezar AlSayyad, chair of Middle Eastern Studies at UC Berkeley.

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Analysis of Korean Peninsula Tensions with Christine Ahn

In News on December 21, 2010 at 12:22 am

Christine Ahn of the Korea Policy Institute.

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What’s in the Congressional tax cut deal with Chuck Marr

In News on December 14, 2010 at 3:12 am

Mitch Jeserich speaks to Chuck Marr of the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities.  From 1999 through 2004, he was Economic Policy Advisor to Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle and former Chief Economist of the Senate Budget Committee.

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Excerpts from Sen Bernie Sanders “Tax Cut Filibuster”

In News on December 13, 2010 at 4:02 am

About 30 minutes worth of the 8.5 hour presentation of a “Tax Cut Filibuster” by Independent Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont.

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Operation Payback & Hacktivists

In News on December 10, 2010 at 10:09 pm

Mitch Jeserich speaks to Ryan Singel of Wired.com about Operation Payback’s attacks against such companies as Mastercard, Amazon and Paypal

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Chris Hedges, author of “Death of the Liberal Class”

In News, Politics on December 4, 2010 at 10:29 pm

Mitch Jeserich speaks to former war correspondent Chris Hedges, author of the Death of the Liberal Class.  Click here to listen.