Unfortunately, I was sick for a few days, so there is no new episode of Arsenal for Democracy this week. We expect to return next week. Lots more written content to come between now and then.
“AFD 65 – Iran, Central Africa, DOMA”
Posted: Tues, 26 November 2013
Guest co-host Greg joins Bill to assess the Iranian nuclear deal, the chaos in Central African Republic, and recent developments on LGBT rights in America.
Central African Republic…
LGBT Rights in America…
“AFD 64 – The Role of Finance”
Posted: Tues, 19 November 2013
Bill asks what role the financial services sector should have in the U.S. economy. Sarah talks with Bill about Oklahoma’s abortion restrictions which the Supreme Court blocked. Then Bill assesses the UN Congo mission.
I wrote this item in The Globalist after recording the finance segment, to expand upon a point I briefly passed over in the show.
“AFD 63 – Humanitarian Aid, Keystone, Guns”
Posted: Wed, 13 November 2013
Guest expert Abby Stoddard from Humanitarian Outcomes joins Bill to discuss a new report on violence against humanitarian aid workers. Then Bill looks at problems on the Keystone pipelines. Finally, why can’t we even have a debate on guns?
“AFD 62 – Role of Government”
Posted: Wed, 06 November 2013
Sasha discusses the Kentucky Health Insurance Exchange. Then Bill assesses the progress of implementing the rest of the exchange and discusses the role of government in 21st century America.
“AFD 61 – Non-Functioning Democracy”
Posted: Tues, 29 October 2013
“AFD 60 – Furlough”
Posted: Tues, 15 October 2013
Guest commentator Melanie joins Bill to talk about the impact of having most Federal workers on unpaid leave from their jobs during the shutdown. Then Bill looks at food inspection problems in the U.S. Guest commentator Sarah discusses a court decision in Nebraska. Bill examines political mirroring between France and a former African colony.