Two members of our media panel discuss developments of the week, countering the narratives of the traditional media, highlighting issues neglected or misrepresented or otherwise messed with on the Sunday morning broadcasts.
This week Cliff Schecter & Gaius Publius
• The sequester and benefit cuts: where we stand • Gun legislation and recent action in the Senate • Harry Reid, filibuster reform and progressive senators (the collegiality problem and how to solve it) Plus media satire from Culture of Truth, author of the Bobblespeak Translations. Jay Ackroyd moderates.
Cliff Schecter - co-founder and part owner of Washington DC's independent progressive radio station, We Act Radio, 1480AM; nationally syndicated columnist and political commentator - writes for Al Jazeera English and appears weekly on Take Action News w/ David Shuster and The Majority Report w/ Sam Seder. Follow @cliffschecter
Gaius Publius — Professional writer of stories, poems, and books on education & technology. Gaius has two political-themed works in process, one fiction and one non-fiction. Frequent writer and Contributing Editor at AMERICAblog.com. Occasional guest on Ring of Fire Radio, The Matt Filipowicz Show and other venues. Follow @Gaius_Publius.