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Tax extensions vs infrastructure bank; profit repatriation and the $2 trillion held offshore. Dave Johnson & Jay Ackroyd offer a counterpoint to the Sunday morning talk shows. Culture of Truth satirizes the Sunday Morning talk shows. Jay Ackroyd moderates. Follow @dcjohnson @bobblespeak @jayackroyd
The 2014 Virtually Speaking Media Panel: Avedon Carol, Cliff Schecter, David Dayen, Dave Johnson, David Waldman, digby, Gaius Publius, Joan McCarter, Marcy Wheeler, RJ Eskow, Stuart Zechman
A 2013 retrospective: The Virtually Speaking media panel has discussed patterns of corruption, secrecy and abuse of power, and the resurgent forces arising in response to an increasingly plutocratic ruling class. On the last episode of 2013, Commentators Avedon Carol (Sideshow) & Jay Ackroyd (Eschaton) recount 10 of the issues we discussed over the last year
More at VirtuallySpeaking.us
The 2013 Virtually Speaking Media Panel: Avedon Carol, Cliff Schecter, David Dayen, Dave Johnson, David Waldman, digby, Gaius Publius, Joan McCarter, Marcy Wheeler, Stuart Zechman
Living poor in the US. Susie & Jay discuss why it's expensive being poor. Susie Madrak is Managing Editor at Crooks and Liars. Her Suburban Guerrilla has been a bulwark of the blogosphere since there was a blogosphere. Follow @SusieMadrak
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Science historian Patrick Coffey talks with Jay about American Arsenal: A Century of Waging War. A Visiting Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley and chemist by training, read Coffey at Salon.com. He founded several companies that produced chemical instrumentation or software.
Avedon & Jay offer a counterpoint to the Sunday morning talk shows.Easter, the Beatitudes, and inequality
Joan McCarter and Jay Ackroyd compare and contrast the media attention to the beleaguered centrist Dems with John Podesta's appointment to a new position of power, and then discuss the pros and cons of cutting discretionary spending.
Plus a ridiculous moment from Culture of Truth.
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The Virtually Speaking Media Panel: Avedon Carol, Cliff Schecter, David Dayen, Dave Johnson, David Waldman, digby, Gaius Publius, Joan McCarter, Marcy Wheeler, Stuart Zechman
Kevin Murphy - speechwriter, ghostwriter, researcher, editor, and advisor to progressive campaigns and political organizations, talks wth host Jay Ackroyd. They talk about 1920s progressve context, thought and action and how progressives became liberals.
Kevin blogs at Ghost in the Machine. Follow @KCM74
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In this 5 min clip, taken from Virtually Speaking Sundays — recorded live on Sept 8, 2013 — Richard — RJ — Eskow speaks with Jay Ackroyd about the quality of insurance under Obamacare. They make the point that deciding against a plan that requires you to pay $10–$15,000 out of pocket in the case of a medical emergency is a rational act.
The full program is here.
Veteran campaign strategist, journalist & author Glenn W. Smith stops by to talk with host Jay Ackroyd about Texas as harbinger for the nation. Follow @GlennWSmith @JayAckroyd
Read Glenn at Progressive Voices & Firedoglake
More at http://virtuallyspeaking.us/virtually-speaking-with-jay-ackroyd/2013/5/7/glenn-smith-virtually-speaking-with-jay-ackroyd
Commentary. SCOTUS. Obamacare. Plus political satire from Culture of Truth. Follow @Avedon_Says @JayAckroyd @Bobblespeak