Jay Ackroyd

Virtually Speaking


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Live & lively. Informal & informed conversations about politics, policy, economics, media, science and more. Sundays feature a panel of prominent members of the liberal blogosphere. Wednesdays dedicated to science, authors and practitioners with hosts Alan Boyle, Tom Levenson and Jennifer Ouelette. Thursdays, Jay Ackroyd talks public affairs, mostly with authors, mostly about progressive issues. , presented simultaneously through the 3-D Second Life communications platform.

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Professor of Public Health at the University of Michigan, Andrew Hayward, will return to talk about the situation in the Gulf of Mexico, as the results of the BP "spill" have moved off the headlines.

Post midterms, what can we expect? How can liberals respond to the new political stage in Washington, and the States?

David Dayen and Jay discuss the entire home mortgage mess, from HAMP to foreclosure fraud, and what can be done about it.

On the eve of the election, Marcy and Avedon will talk about what they expect, and what we can do about it.

More on interplanetary science, with MSNBC's Alan Boyle and Robin Snelson (Rocket Sellers in SL), Executive Director of the Space Studies Institute with an update on the current plans for manned and unmanned space travel

Looming midterms will be on the Sunday teevee shows,and on our air at Virtually Speaking Sundays.

Darcy, of the Progressive Change Campaign Committee will talk about candidates who need support in the final two weeks before the mid term elections

Developments of the week will be discussed. The Gasbag atrocities will be documented. And any news stories that arise during the Sunday shows will be discussed.

Sam, formerly host at Air America, is a political satirist, author, radio host and comic actor. Sam and Jay talk about the direction the Democratic party is taking in the midterms.

Developments of the week are discussed. The Gasbag atrocities are documented. Prospects for the midterm elections in the midwest are a central topic.
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