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  • Henry Aaron: Social Insurance in the United States

    in Politics Progressive

    Policy economist Henry Aaron is arguably THE leading figure in analysis of American social insurance policies, working at the Brookings Institute since 1968.  He is a member of the Institute of Medicine, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the advisory committee of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, and the visiting committee of the Harvard Medical School. He is a member of the board of directors of Abt Associates and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. He was a founding member, vice president, and chair of the board of the National Academy of Social Insurance. He has been vice president and member of the executive committee of the American Economic Association and was president of the Association of Public Policy and Management.
    He and Jay will discuss the current and future states of social insurance policies in the United States.

  • Move to Amend Reports w/ Laura Bonham & Egberto Willies

    in Politics

    Move to Amend Reports is the weekly radio show that details current events and features guests specializing in movement building, grassroots organizing, amending the Constitution, and issues being addressed by Move To Amend. Each show provides an opportunity for call-in questions and comments from our listeners.

  • "What in the World is a Co-Pastor?"

    in Politics

    Church folk can really come up with some foolishness and the people NEVER question it!
    Have you ever heard of a Co-CEO of a company?
    A Co-Head Coach of a asports Team. How crazy would it be to have two head coaches ona football team?
    "Co" means: "the SAME"...When I think of "Co" I think of two men or two women...
    You can see where that might be a problem in a company, church, business or marriage!
    Somebody has got to be the decison maker and call the shots.What happens when your Co-pastors get divorced? Or locked up? or Dies? In almost every instance the female partner is ousted and replaced by a new Pastor.
    A two headed monster is Frankenstein! We goin' in on P2T!

  • James Robert Webb Live

    in Military

    Join us this week as we welcome country music singer songwriter, James Robert Webb. Country music’s newest hybrid - “The Singing Doctor” stethoscope by day, guitar strap by night. Hailing from Kellyville, OK., Webb’s musical journey started as an early teen when he picked up a guitar and also tinkered with a variety of  musical instruments. He soon went on to win the title of All-State Jazz Pianist while still in high school. Influenced by the great Oklahoma vocalists Garth Brooks, Ronnie Dunn and Vince Gill, Webb has a flair for traditional country with a modern bent. Webb’s first single “Party in the Barn” is an honest to goodness bonafide country party song with an old school feel. His current single, “Daddy Made a Million” recalls his father’s hard work and what he left behind that was more valuable than money. Webb has been working over the last year writing, co-writing and producing his first country album. The album is due out this summer and his band has been playing shows regionally. We will talk to James about his upcoming schedule, get a behind the scenes look at his music, feature his latest songs, and ask him to share his message for the troops. Please be sure to visit James Robert Webb at http://www.jamesrobertwebb.com/ and spread the word. Fans are welcome to call in and speak live with James during the show (718) 766-4193. If you would like to participate in the live chat during the show, you must sign up on the show site first and then log in during the show. And as always we will give shout outs to our deployed military listeners. Be sure to join us, Sunday 6/28/2015 at 4 PM EDT! Our message to the troops: WE do what we do, because YOU do what you do.

  • Tom MacLear Live

    in Military

    Join us this week as we welcome the award winning songwriter, producer, entertainer and poet, Tom MacLear. Tom is a living legacy of the Southern California Country Rock boom of the 70's & 80's. MacLear was one of those gifted writers, performers and session artists who toured or recorded for such legendary colleagues: ‘The Flying Burrito Brothers’, ‘The Hot Band’, Vince Gill’s & Byron Berline’s ‘Sundance’, Rusty Young and ‘Poco’, ‘The Dirt Band’ and numerous others. Aside from his Country roots, MacLear has written for or played for numerous Rock & Pop greats such as Rod Stewart, Annie Lennox and Concrete Blonde and has enjoyed a career within a career as the front man for the band MacLear during the Celtic-Rock boom. MacLear, along with his singing partner, Heather Waters won Best Country Song 2014 by the Hollywood Music In Media Awards for last summer’s U.S. Country Radio Favorite: ‘SOMEDAY.’ Tom and his band recently won the prestigious NEW MUSIC WEEKLY AWARD for: BEST NEW COUNTRY BAND 2015. Also he recently released his New Poetry Essay Collection "Inside A String". We will talk to Tom about his upcoming schedule, get a behind the scenes look at his music, feature his latest songs, and ask him to share his message for the troops. Please be sure to visit Tom MacLear at http://www.maclear.net/ and spread the word. Fans are welcome to call in and speak live with him during the show (718) 766-4193. If you would like to participate in the live chat during the show, you must sign up on the show site first and then log in during the show. And as always we will give shout outs to our deployed military listeners. Be sure to join us, Sunday 7/12/2015 at 4 PM EDT! Our message to the troops: WE do what we do, because YOU do what you do.

  • Klassika Live

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    Join us this week as we welcome the classical pop trio, Klassika. What do you get when you combine classically-trained singers with pop music? You get Klassika! Merging the starkly different genres of pop and opera, Klassika has created a fresh, unique sound for its listeners. Known as Popera, or Classical Crossover, the genre features the best traits of each style, creating a beautiful partnership that’s music to the ears - literally!. Made up of classically-trained vocalists Jolanda Nel, Clint Shepherd and Chris Romeo, Klassika create gorgeous arrangements of popular songs, adding rich three-part harmonies. While staying true to the original essence of the song, the trio imparts their distinct crossover influence to each song to make it their own. Each member of Klassika brings years of training and experience to the group, creating a sound that’s impossible to ignore. If you’re looking for a fresh take on today’s music, look no further than Popera icon Klassika. We will talk to Klassika about their upcoming schedule, get a behind the scenes look at their music, feature their latest songs, and ask them to share their message for the troops. Please be sure to visit Klassika at http://www.klassikashow.com/ and spread the word. Fans are welcome to call in and speak live with them during the show (718) 766-4193. If you would like to participate in the live chat during the show, you must sign up on the show site first and then log in during the show. And as always we will give shout outs to our deployed military listeners. Be sure to join us, Sunday 7/19/2015 at 4 PM EDT! Our message to the troops....WE do what we do, because YOU do what you do.

  • Kacey Smith Live

    in Military

    Join us this week as we welcome country music singer songwriter, Kacey Smith. Hailing from Shelbyville, TN., Kacey Smith is a small town country girl with big music dreams. Born and raised in rural Tennessee, its no wonder she is a reflection of her country music influences like Dolly Parton, Shania Twain and Merle Haggard. She is taking her music abilities to the next level by writing songs, recording in the studio and performing often. In 2011 Kacey smith recorded and released a fully produced "Country Girl" CD and will be back in the studio in 2015 to record more songs. Her performing has taken her to OK, AL, MS, TX, MO, and AR. In 2014 she was the exclusive artist for Jack Daniels at Nashville's CMA Fest. Kacey also performed at the Earhart Campground for NASCAR Bristol Speedway as well as sang our national anthem live on ESPN at the Michigan Motor Speedway. Should you get the chance to see Kacey perform, you will be pleasantly surprised at her ability to bring her own sound and craft to country classics as well as contemporary and original songs. We will talk to Kacey about her upcoming schedule, get a behind the scenes look at her music, feature her latest songs, and ask her to share her message for the troops. Please be sure to visit Kacey Smith at http://www.kaceysmith.com/ and spread the word. Fans are welcome to call in and speak live with Carmen during the show (718) 766-4193. If you would like to participate in the live chat during the show, you must sign up on the show site first and then log in during the show. And as always we will give shout outs to our deployed military listeners. Be sure to join us, Sunday 7/26/2015 at 4 PM EDT! Our message to the troops: WE do what we do, because YOU do what you do.

  • Starling Glow Live

    in Military

    Join us this week as we welcome the pop rock band, Starling Glow. The LA based band fronted by Liz Hill, has just released their brand new single “Caution Tape,” which comes off their debut EP. Liz Anne Hill took about 15 years and a few busted romances to create the songs that make up her band Starling Glow’s self-titled debut album, a blend of modern pop musical styles that ranges from pop/rock to dance and indie. Grammy nominated producer, songwriter, and musician Billy Mohler, one time member of L.A. band The Calling, who has also played or worked with Smashing Pumpkins, Macy Gray, Liz Phair, Kelly Clarkson, AWOLNation and skateboard pro Tony Hawk was hired to produce the record and immediately recognized the fellow Orange County native’s talent. The record was just released this past March through the newly formed Indie Label Trailblaze Music Group, where Mohler is General Manger.  A multi-instrumentalist, Hill grew up in Orange County surrounded by music. Her mom played piano, her dad guitar and older sister piano, pipe organ and drums, while they all sang. Her earliest musical influences include blues/country artists like Bonnie Raitt, Shania Twain and Dolly Parton, while learning to play Jimi Hendrix and Steely Dan songs on bass. We will talk to Starling Glow about their upcoming schedule, get a behind the scenes look at their music, feature their latest songs, and ask them to share their message for the troops. Please be sure to visit Starling Glow at http://www.starlingglow.com/ and spread the word. Fans are welcome to call in and speak live with them during the show (718) 766-4193. If you would like to participate in the live chat during the show, you must sign up on the show site first and then log in during the show. As always we will give shout outs to our deployed military listeners. Our message to the troops: WE do what we do, because YOU do what you do.

  • Beeler Live

    in Military

    Join us this week as we welcome pop music singer songwriter, Beeler. Hailing from Southern California, Beeler has a unique sound that has been compared to pop acts like Metric and Banks. She was exposed to various artists from the past and present growing up; as a result, she developed an appreciation for many genres of music and a passion for performing at a young age. After spending years growing her skills as a songwriter and performer, Beeler co-wrote and released her first self-titled EP, produced by Jeff Pardo (Anthem Lights, Lady Antebellum, Andrew Ripp). She drew musical inspiration from artists like Depeche Mode, Lorde, and Sara Jackson-Holman, creating the dreamy electronica/pop sound heard throughout the EP. Her influences include major artists such as Marina and the Diamonds, Gotye, and Lily Allen. Supporting our troops is important to Beeler as her grandfather served in the United States Air Force and received the highest rank as a technician/mechanic. We will talk to Beeler about her upcoming schedule, get a behind the scenes look at her music, feature her latest songs, and ask her to share her message for the troops. Please be sure to visit Beeler at http://beelermusic.com/ and spread the word. Fans are welcome to call in and speak live with Beeler during the show (718) 766-4193. If you would like to participate in the live chat during the show, you must sign up on the show site first and then log in during the show. And as always we will give shout outs to our deployed military listeners. Be sure to join us, Sunday 8/16/2015 at 4 PM EDT! Our message to the troops: WE do what we do, because YOU do what you do.

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