2pm: Fred Branfman talks live with PLANET ERSTWILD host James Moore about his Salon magazine piece "When Chomsky Wept." Expect a wide-ranging discussion. During sustained periods of political, spiritual and psychological activity, Branfman has sought to understand and improve human affairs. He has been published in N.Y. Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Today, San Francisco Chronicle, Boston Globe, Harper’s, Playboy, The Nation, New Republic, Salon, Tikkun, Newsday, The Progressive, Alternet, Huffington Post, Truthdig, and many more. His website is trulyalive.com.
3pm: Greg Stokesbury of the The New Bohemia Group and community radio station KNBO-New Bo Neighborhood Radio talks about WOODYFEST, celebrating the 100th birthday of Woody Guthrie. The festival stars Country Joe McDonald and features Dave Moore, Waite & Drake, Rob Lumbard, Pigs & Clover, Sam Knutson, and the Evan Stock Band. Also, in this hour, Stephen Benson and Barbara Morillo of Triptic Soul, talk about their new self-titled electronica release and pre-release CD party at Central Park Furnishings Sat, June 23 at 8pm.
4pm, it's "Inside the Headlines" with Oakland-based, Emmy award-winning journalist/filmmaker Newsvandal JP Sottile. This week: secret wars and the war on secrets, the con do economy, shady sunshine & much more. Click on "Read more" below for a list of today's featured headlines.
1. The Truth Hurts
Obama faces hypocrisy charge after saving AG
The Secret Wars: Congress worries about leaks, the bigger concern is the questions they raise about US drone and cyberattacks
New NSA docs contradict 9/11 claims
No new JFK docs: Bowing to the CIA, the National Archives Refuses To Release 1,100 Secret Assassination Documents in 2013
Washington’s 5 Worst Arguments for Keeping Secrets From You
2. The Economy Doesn't Suck, It Just Sucks For You
Robbing banks a bad idea for crooks from economic standpoint
Federal Reserve Board Members Gave Their Own Banks $4 Trillion in Bailouts
Homeowner Aid Boosts Big Banks
Which Corporations Profit from Food Stamps?
At Least $50B in U.S. Foreign Arms Sales for 2012, heading for a record-breaking year for foreign military sales
3. Sunshine In The Shade?
U.S. still lags behind other nations in share of renewable energy
The US Natural Gas Industry Is A Stunning Misallocation Of Capital
This Chart Destroys The Idea Of Peak Oil
The Wind Lobby is Powered by Fossil Fuels
Renewables could supply 80% of US energy needs
Global warming's evil twin threatens West Coast fishing grounds
THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
Wary of Plastic, and Waste, Some Consumers Turn to Glass
The Incredible Resilience of Books
ODDS & ENDS:
Federal judge dismisses lawsuit over US medical experiments in Guatemala
Lobbying Effort Is Said to Sink New Controls on Painkillers
U.S. kids getting more ADHD drugs, fewer antibiotics
Putting the Squeeze on a Family Ritual
Which Baby Foods Contain the Most Pesticide Residue?
The Sugar Mama of Anti-Muslim Hate
Alice Walker declines request to publish Israeli edition of The Color Purple
Bias Against a Mormon Presidential Candidate Same as in 1967: 4 in 10 Americans don't know that Mitt Romney is a Mormon
Buy me a river: A new index attempts to take stock of countries' total resource wealth
Steal this album: What happens if no one pays for music?
House Hunters Has Been Selling You a Big Lie
Farewell, Denver Post copy editors!