AFD 60 – Furlough

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“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.

Additional links:

http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/10/11/20926440-statue-of-liberty-mount-rushmore-other-national-parks-to-reopen-during-shutdown

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2013/10/shutdown-salmonella/

http://thinkprogress.org/health/2013/10/11/2770331/salmonella-usda-regulation-fail/

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/14/world/europe/france-to-send-more-troops-into-africa.html

http://allafrica.com/stories/201310110610.html

http://allafrica.com/stories/201310110463.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21913926

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/14/world/africa/michel-djotodia-leader-of-coup-in-central-african-republic-holds-on-to-power.html

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/oct/10/french-polls-surge-support-national-front

AFD Ep 45 – Rule of Law

“Arsenal for Democracy Ep 45 – Rule of Law”
Posted: Mon, 22 Apr 2013

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Host: Bill. Guest commentator: Sasha. Topics: Food Safety, Maine Wind Power and Paul LePage, Mark Sanford, Terrorism Prosecution, Mali, Kosovo.