Podcast for November 27 Shows


Your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed:

  • economist Gerald Epstein is the co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute and a Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts. Jerry is co-author of the new report, “Financial Economists, Financial Interests and Dark Corners of the Meltdown: It’s Time to set Ethical Standards for the Economics Profession.” He is also a long-time member of the Center for Popular Economics.
  • Greg Anrig is Vice President for Programs at The Century Foundation where he has been responsible for overseeing projects on public policy as well as its fellows since 1994. He is author of,  “The Conservatives Have No Clothes: Why Right-Wing Ideas Keep Failing” (John Wiley & Sons). Greg was a staff writer and Washington correspondent for Money magazine. His most recent writing includes the American Prospect article, “Austerity: The False Cure.”
  • sociologist Martin Shaw is professorial fellow in international relations and human rights at Roehampton University, London, and an honorary research professor of international relations at the University of Sussex. Martin’s is author of 2007’s “What is Genocide?” (Polity). His most recent writing includes the openDemocracy article, “Iraq, war and WikiLeaks: the real story.”
  • Martha Rosenberg writes on the impact of the pharmaceutical, food and gun industries on public health. Her work has appeared in the Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune and many other outlets. Her most recent writing includes, “15 Dangerous Drugs Big Pharma Shoves Down Our Throats.”
  • Neill Franklin, is the executive director of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. Neill is a 33- year law enforcement veteran of both the Maryland State Police and Baltimore Police forces. He has served as a commander for the Maryland State Police’s Bureau of Drug and Criminal Enforcement, as well as a trainer with the Baltimore Police Department. His most recent writing includes the Alternet article, “10 Ways to Outfox Cops That Are Abusing Their Powers to Trick You.”

Our irregular corespondents will be:

  • live from Dublin, Will Lynch premiered as our newest irregular correspondent.
  • live from San Francisco, Kate O’Donnell says, “Thank You, Science!” and discusses the evolution of sleep
  • live from Los Angeles, Jeff Dorchen delivers a Moment of Truth.



  • Anonymous

    Please post the program this time.

  • Jennie-O

    How about for every podcast that is not posted Chuck gives us a free turkey.

  • Amy Goodman

    Damn dude put down the bong. You have guests posting links to hear the podcast. Do they help you wipe too?

  • davidskalinder

    Heh, so this one is up along with the last two at http://davidskalinder.com/hell/. In the meantime I’ll let Chuck know that if he’s not careful he’ll have a revolution on his hands..

  • Burt

    At least I can find these shows somewhere!! Thank you davidskalinder!!!

  • Anonymous

    Thanks davidskalinder, I’m glad you took the time to do this.