A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.
The Big Three U.S. automakers recently announced plans to seek $25 billion in federal loans that will help bailout the struggling automobile industry as declining sales continues to rack up record losses on a battered industry. Vice Presidential Candidate for Socialist Party USA, Stewart A. Alexander, says “much more is needed or nothing.” Stewart Alexander is convinced that $25 billion will only provide a temporary fix.
The idea of a "minimal state" may be passe. The author's two theses are: liberalism is inconceivable without a strong state and liberalism undermines the conditions of its success. The modern welfare state is a child of democracy that can't be drowned in bathtub