The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow

First 6: Dominique Strauss-Kahn charged with pimping

A. Marans solo: Obama economy speech 

B. Close vote on NSA powers in the House – Zaid Jilani, Progressive Blogger-Reporter  

C. Weiner revealed in public / Bob Filner seeks rehab – Cliff Schecter


D. Steve King’s outrageous anti-immigrant rhetoric / Sen. Lee’s government shutdown threat

Direct download: TAN_7-27_Hour-1.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 4:44pm EST

First 6: Zimmerman juror B29: “He got away with murder” / Ohio gun group raises $12K for Zimmerman guns, security

A. Bangladesh update/Palm oil labor conditions in Indonesia – Alan Rosenblatt

B-C. Fight over Summers Fed chair nomination – Shaunna Thomas, Co-Founder, Ultraviolet 

D. North Carolina’s new voting rights restrictions

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 4:42pm EST

First 6: 19-year-old jailed 4 months for sarcastic Facebook post

A. Social Media with Dr. DigiPol

B-C. Activist of the Week: Andrew Slack, Co-Founder and Executive Director, The Harry Potter Alliance

D. How It Should Be: Goodbye Shuster

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 4:39pm EST

First 6: Capital Fringe Festival shout-out

A: Marans solo - Obama remarks on Zimmerman verdict

B: Nicole Flatow of ThinkProgress on Stand Your Ground's role in Zimmerman verdict

C: Hope for the Voting Rights Act? Cole Stangler reports

D: Cliff Schecter on gun culture's role in Trayvon Martin's death

Direct download: TAN_07-20-13_Hour-1.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 10:03am EST

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

Direct download: TAN_072013_h2.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 10:00am EST

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

Direct download: TAN_072013_h3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:33am EST

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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Category:general -- posted at: 11:34pm EST

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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Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:27pm EST

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
Direct download: TAN_7-13-13_Hour-3.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:21pm EST

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.
Direct download: TAN_6-29_Hour-1.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 5:01pm EST