Claire Conner was raised by two national leaders of the John Birch Society. Her new book is "Wrapped in the Flag," and she is a dedicated fighter for her country, trying desperately to make Americans realize that the John Birch Society is alive and well, and as she puts it, extremely dangerous. Moreso now than ever. Oh yes, today it's called the Tea Party. I highly recommend the book.
Archive for October 2013
In the new 20th anniversary release of Reclaiming Our Democracy, Apollo astronaut Rusty Schweikert is quoted: "We aren't passengers on spaceship earth, we are the crew. We aren't residents on this planet, we're citizens." In this interview, author Sam Daley-Harris explains the fears people have about being able to make real change, and sets forth specific methods for actually achieving significant improvements to the world, and not just your own neighborhood. The book's subtitle is: Healing the break between people and government. Daley-Harris makes the case as to why it really can be done.
Harry Reid and Elizabeth Warren have derided those Republicans who caused the shutdown as "The Anarchy Gang." But this really insults the long tradition of American anarchist thought and practice. On this show author of "Thank You, Anarchy" Nathan Schneider sheds much needed light onto the proud traditions of anarchism which have existed for well over a hundred years in the US, from Emma Goldman to Occupy Wall Street.
Are you a corporation or a person? Do you think the two deserve the same rights? On this segment, Jonah Minkoff-Zern, coordinator of the Democracy is for People campaign talks about progress in the effort to overturn Citizens United with a constitutional amendment. Find out how you can help make this change to restore democracy and our republic.