The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow

First 6: Rolling Stone's Dzhokhar Tsarnaev cover photo and story

A: Bangladesh's new labor law

B: Harry Reid forces the Republicans to surrender on presidential nominess, averting nuclear option

C: National Labor Relations Board's history and importance

D: Lizbeth Mateo, National Immigrant Youth Alliance, self-deported to draw attention to suffering caused by deportation

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First 6: Bachmann mistakenly gets vibrator as a gift/Wyoming to build aircraft carrier

 

A Social Media with Dr. DigiPol

 

B-D Activist of the Week: Howard E. Conday, attorney, one of original Trayvon petitioners; participant in Howard University students’ viral video “Am I Suspicious?”

Race in America

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A Shuster solo: Top stories - Egypt coup; Obama and Congress
B Keli Goff on double standard for Spitzer, white male pols' scandals
C Richard Eskow on American apathy
D Cliff Schecter on Liz Cheney possible Senate Run, Bill O'Reilly demeaning women
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A Former Sens. Snowe and Mitchell announce Gap and Wal-Mart's Bangladesh safety agreement at Bipartisan Policy Center, but do not respond to interview requests / Bipartisna Policy Center's conflicts of interest reported in The Nation
B Rob Wohl, organizer for Sum of Us, reacts to alternative Bangladesh agreement / discusses new steps, actions
C New developments from coup in Egypt
D Alice Fordham, the National, live from Cairo on situation in Egypt 
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First 6: Statehood for Northern Colorado?
A Dr. DigiPol on Google Glass
B Activist of the Week: Colette Pichon Battle, Director/Attorney, Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy 
C MSM Bash Session: Chuck Todd's IRS scandal fail/David Gregory's Medicare flub

D How It Should Be - Nancy L. Cohen author of Delirium: The Politics of Sex in America, on the sexual counter-revolution
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First 6: Red Panda
A: SCOTUS decisions with Shuster/Marans
B: Charlie Mitchell on Immigration reform/climate change
C: Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton on affirmative action/Voting rights act
D: Cliff Schecter on GOP/immigration and latest conservative talk radio craziness.
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First 6: “Call 2 Fall”: Unfortunate Anti-Gay Logo 

A: Bangladesh update: AFL-CIO college interns, Veronica Guerrero and Tara Fugate live from day of action to stop death traps

B: Brazilian protests.  US and Brazil are more similar than most of us think.

C: Debating Bob Cesca (Daily Banter and co-host of Bob and Chez Show) re Snowden/NSA leak

D: Laurie Young, Outgoing Director of Aging and Economic Security, The Gay and Lesbian Task Force

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First six:  Pennsylvania couple caught having sex in public park... arrested by 25 cops on bicycles.
A  Alan Rosenblatt/social media
B  Activist of the Week: Texas State Senator Wendy Davis (with her as guest or just SOTs and Shuster/Marans)
C  Ed Snowden/Glenn Greenwald/David Gregory and the DC establishment.  
D  How it Should Be: Why State Elections Matter.  And, Shuster introduces his new baby Ayala Danielle and lovely wife Kera Rennert!
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First 6: Remembering Michael Hastings

A Obama NSA Latest

B Dave Zirin on Brazil protests ahead of 2014 World Cup

C Addie Stan - House abortion ban / Republican denial of pregnancy from rape / Post-Gosnell blowback

D Addie Stan – Sexual assault in the military

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First 6: Miss Utah on the gender wage gap

A-B Kalpona Akter, Executive Director, Bangladesh Center for Workers Solidarity

C Charlie Mitchell on farm bill’s defeat / Immigration reform’s big week – “Surge” in border security / CBO study

D The case against a path to citizenship: Bryan Fischer, conservative radio host and Baptist minister

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