• 00:30

    Obamacare (ACA) Minimum Wages and Veterans Needs are Priorities

    in Politics Progressive

    Any elected official who feels minimum wage is irrelevant and Obamacare is irrelevant, surely has chosen the wrong job. Elected officials who blocks Veterans bills surely has chosen the wrong job. Does elected officials understand the role of government employees? Government employees by all accounts should have the best interest of their constitutents up front in their every effort. There are issues individuals can and should do on their own. There are issues government must do because people can't. When an official's state has 17% poverty and 11% unemployment and he says minimum wage is irrevelant, and Obamacare is irrevelant, exactly who is it that benefits by repealing Obamacare and from not raising wages? Exactly what does Obamacare, minimum wages and Veterans mean to your elected officials?

  • 00:59

    Walmart raising wages is proof popular activism works

    in Politics

    So Walmart in its utter benevolence has decided to raise wages. Their CEO in a rather cult-like video announced all the great things Walmart will begin doing to enhance the growth of their employees. One wonders why now. We all really know why.


    That is what we will talk about today. Populism wins everytime it is used effectively.


    What are your thoughts? Let’s  talk. I will also be following our hash-tag#PoliticsDoneRight on Twitter. Give me a call.


    Blog of the Week


    You can also find previous episodes on YouTube here.


    http://politicsdoneright.com/2015/02/walmart-raising-wages-is-proof-popular-activism-works/


     

  • 00:43

    MOOMINS on the Riviera

    in Politics Progressive

    On Saturday, March 14th MOOMINS ON THE RIVIERA will have its US premiere at the New York International Children's Film Festival in New York, 60 years after Jansson's original comic strip class was first published in London's The Evening News. 


    Inspired by her own visit to the Riviera with her mother, Jansson created Moomin on the Riviera, a charming tale which addresses universal aspects of life such as finding joy in small things, the value of cross-cultural understanding and the power of optimism.  This new hand-drawn animation feature is the first time there has been an audio visual adaptation of Jansson's original comic strip. 


    The Moomins, Snorkmaiden and Little My, in search of adventures of their own, set sail for the glamorous Riviera. They arrive after a journey fraught with menacing storms and desert island dangers, Moominpappa (Nathaniel Parker) befriends an aristocrat and adapts a new name 'de Moomin', Snorkmaiden (Stephanie Winiecki) is dazzled by the attentions of a playboy, and Moomin (Russell Tovey) is torn between the simple life he feels comfortable with, and the luxurious movie star lifestyle that his beloved Snorkmaiden yearns to have.  An exasperated Moominmamma (Tracy Ann Oberman) retires to the relative calm of their trusty old boat to wait for her family to come to their senses.  For the very first time, the unity of the Moomins is threatened.


    MOOMINS ON THE RIVIERA is a Finnish-French co-production, produced by Hanna Hemila at Handle Productions, and Xavier Picard at Pictak. Director   says, "My ambition is to entend the work of Tove Jansson without betraying it, all the while keeping in mind her thought: "Live in peace, plant potatoes and dream."


    www.moominsontheriviera.com

  • 01:35

    Lives in the (Balance Sheet) - Black Friday & WalMart Wages

    in Politics Progressive

    Opening theme:  "It's a Crime to tell the truth" by Tom Neilson  (our guest on 11/21/14)


    Tonite's program:  What's it like to live in a household dependant upon WalMart wages. 


    We'll hear from Jodda, who lives in one such household.


    We'll listen to and discuss "WalMart" by singer/songwriter David Rovics.  Singer/songwriter Ben Grosscup performs "WalMart Sells" and (hopefully) we'll have an update from one or more activist/political organizations which demand living wages and who demonstrated on this Black Friday.Including Tom Bias from the NJ Industrial Union Council, $15Now NJ and the (democratic) Socialist Party of the United States.


    Our closing theme, "For the 99" by singer/songwriter Jim Clerico (Sandkickin' Music on You Tube)


     

  • 00:49

    AARP & Virginia General Assembly

    in Politics Progressive

    Ginger Thompson is the Communications Director for AARP Virginia. AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million, that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens communities and fights for the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare, employment and income security, retirement planning, affordable utilities and protection from financial abuse. AARP advocates for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name as well as help members obtain discounts on a wide range of products, travel, and services. 


    A trusted source for lifestyle tips, news and educational information, AARP produces “AARP The Magazine”, the world's largest circulation magazine; AARP Bulletin; www.aarp.org; AARP TV & Radio; AARP Books; and AARP en Español, a Spanish-language website addressing the interests and needs of Hispanics. AARP does not endorse candidates for public office or make contributions to political campaigns or candidates.  The AARP Foundation is an affiliated charity that provides security, protection, and empowerment to older persons in need with support from thousands of volunteers, donors, and sponsors. AARP has staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.


    For more on Ginger Thompson and AARP, please visit:


    www.aarp.org


    http://states.aarp.org/author/gmcdaniel/


     

  • 00:31

    The Minimum Wage Debate

    in Comedy

    Is Minimum Wage too low? Are wages too low period? Join the discussion,  (646) 595-3259, and let us know how you really feel !!


     


    Young NAACP and Omega Psi Phi Representative, Caleb Jackson will be joining the show!


     


    Also: "Five Things You Can't Do On Minimum Wage" !

  • 01:02

    L.A. Steel Show / Union Night

    in News

    Union issues, strikes, saving the Middle Class, living wages, saving Social Security,


     

  • 00:31

    The Sunday Drive Gospel Music Radio Broadcast with Sistah Janice,Wed. 04-16-2015

    in Radio

    Hello family, this is your host Sistah Janice and thank you for listening to The Sunday Drive Gospel Music Broadcast, Amen! We are so thankful that you chose this day to spend just with us, Amen!


    We would like to thank all of our wonderful sponsors on Facebook, Twitter, WITA1490am and Blog Talk Radio, God bless you and we love you!


    We would also like to remind everyone about WITA1490am Radio slots that are now available right here in Knoxville. If you are interested in getting your ministry on the air for very reasonable rates, please give Sistah Janice a shout out, either on Facebook@ Janice Hudson Nzie or inbox me and I will show you how, Amen! The Sunday Drive Talk aire's tomorrow@1pm with my Co Host, Dr.Pastor Butler of The Rock of Ages Baptist Church, please tune in with your questions, answers, concerns or simply listen in to what the Lord has for us on that day through his precious Holy Spirit, Amen!


    Remember, Sistah Janice loves you, but God loves you best, have a victorious week in Jesus!


     

  • 01:07

    Rage In The Cage Radio 31

    in MMA

    Tonight on Rage in the Cage Radio… the subject is Rage in the Cage 36. coming up this Friday. This is our 2nd annual fundraiser for victims of the Oklahoma City Murrah Building Bombing. April 19, 1995 is a day that we will never forget. We stand in support of the victims and we are doing our part to try to “knock-out” debt a family incurred after years of lost wages. Tonight… a live interview with Jim Denny, he is the father of 2 of the youngest survivors.

    Also live interviews with fighters Frank Jones, Travis Wilkinson and Christopher Shifflet – all lending their time and talent to this event.

    Join hosts Kimber Shafer and Dee Burchfield at 9 PM Central on Rage in the Cage Radio live on the MMA Madhouse Network.

  • 02:18

    The Pursuit of Happyness*

    in Business

    This installment of The Forbidden Fruit will look at the new study on happiness. Can money buy happiness? Well economist Angus Deaton and psychologist Daniel Kahneman think there's some truth to that. Even Gravity Payments founder, Dan Price, tend to agree and I think the Price is right. LOL He put his money where his mouth is. He just made the minimum wage at his company, $70,000 a year. WOW. And this comes at a time when greedy companies are trying to keep all they can and pay slave wages to the very people who help them amass these huge fortunes. Kudos to you Mr. Price!


    Call in and tell us what you think.


    Call us at 347-202-0492 or just use skype!

  • 02:08

    Sports Talk Tuesday on Apex Talk Radio

    in Entertainment

    On this episode of Sports Talk we bring back our Sports & Crime segment to focus on the details in the Aaron Hernandez trial, is he guilty or is there not enough evidence beyond an reasonable doubt. We'll talk about it! Also the Firing Squad will make its way to us at 7:30 w/ scores and whats going on in the MLB. Listen while Steve Fedder and the guys throw nothing but basesball heat.  Then its on to the NBA where The Picture for the playoffs is tuning in as the pelicans and OKC battle for the final spot in the west to play Golden State in round 1.  Plus to the Duke Fans congrats on winning the NCAA championship, but did the refs mess up and skew the game? We'll talk about it and you decide! 


    Join us tonight LIVE by Calling 646-716-8552, wait for the que and host to answer and get you into the show.  If you want to listen, you can still call in and let the host know or log on at www.blogtalkradio.com/apextalk and enjoy the show.  Follow us on Facebook and listen to us by tapping the link left on our timeline for the show. Thank you for spending time with us. Take Care! 

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