“AFD 59 – Health Reform History, UN News”
Posted: Tues, 08 October 2013
Guest Luke Vargas reports from the United Nations. Then Bill examines the history of health reform in the U.S. and explains the Affordable Care Act and current shutdown.
“AFD 56 – Internationalism and Localism”
Posted: Tues, 10 September 2013
Bill and Persephone discuss Russia’s assertion that the UK is irrelevant to world affairs, then we examine the most successful global treaty of all time (and efforts to improve it), and we conclude by asking how individual cities and towns are possibly able to pass abortion bans on their own because that is crazy.
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“AFD Ep 54 – Financial Crimes and Peacekeeping”
Posted: Tues, 27 August 2013
Bill and Persephone discuss the Justice Department’s prosecution of financial crimes from the 2008 crisis — which makes Bill frustrated — and then examine the UN peacekeeping mission in the DR Congo.
“AFD Ep 53 – The Anatomy of Revolution”
Posted: Tues, 20 August 2013
Bill and Persephone discuss Arkansas Republican Tom Cotton and North Carolina voter suppression. Then Bill explores The Anatomy of Revolution, as Egypt slips into chaos.