Political Analysis

From the grassroots to Washington and beyond, the realities of politics and power are routinely cloaked in euphemism and evasion.

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Political Analysis - 4/24/12
Apr 24th, 2012 by progressiveradionetwork at 5:00 pm
On tonight's Political Analysis, Sandy LeonVest talks to Labor economist Sylvia Allegretto about the state of the economy ... why the "working poor" shouldn't be poor and SHOULD be earning a living wage. They also discuss the (oxy)moronic concept of a "jobless recovery" and why only Wall Street -- not YOUR street or MY street -- are "recovering" right now.

At the bottom of the hour, the magnificent Dr. Margaret Flowers, who has advocated passionately for a single-payer system of healthcare in the US, talks to SLV about the desperate need for healthcare equity in the US, and why she is personally arso committed to a universal (single-payer) healthcare system. Dr. Flowers recently joined the Occupy movement, which she views as an important vehicle for spreading the word -- and mobilizing activists -- around universal care as a human right.


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