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USF Holocaust film series; and House to debate single-payer bill

11/05/09 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei.

Coming up: In the next few days the single-payer health insurance bill will get a debate and vote in the House of Representatives in Washington. We’ll talk with a backer of health care for all later in today’s program.

But first, the University of South Florida in Tampa is conducting a film series on the Holocaust, covering many different facets of one of the most horrifying periods of the 20th Century. Here to talk about the film series...

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David Swanson on the Imperial Presidency

10/13/09 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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On the first part of today’s program we’ll hear from author David Swanson, who’s written a new book called Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union (Seven Stories Press; September 15, 2009). Swanson is a former communications director for Dennis Kucinich’s 2004 presidential campaign and a founder of After Downing Street, a group that charged the Bush administration was not honest with the American public regarding th...

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What can the U.S. learn from Canadian health insurance system?

03/05/09 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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This morning we learned that General Motors may need to file for bankruptcy if it can't pull off a massive restructuring plan. That's according to the automaker's auditors, who raised their concerns in an annual report filed today with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. By most accounts the cost of providing health care for the auto workers in the U.S. adds between $1,000 and $2,000 to the price of every car.

President Obama invited a broad group of doctors, patients, business ...

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