Got some great tunes in the hopper for you today and as usual at 4pm another fresh installment of "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile discussing news events and sharing commentary with PLANET ERSTWILD host James Moore. For a complete list, click "Read more" below.
At 4pm: it's our regular Friday segment "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile discussing news events and sharing commentary with James. For a complete list, click "Read more" below.
James Moore talks with Iowa State Bank's Dave Neff
Join PLANET ERSTWILD host James Moore and Newsvandal JP Sottile (@newsvandal) for an in-depth discussion on the latest haps in newsville every Friday at 4pm CT on www.KRUUfm.com. For a complete list of referenced articles for today's show, click on "Read more" below.
Ari Berman, contributing writer for The Nation, talks about his book HERDING DONKEYS, which has just been released in paperback edition. Ari, who has written for the NY Times, Rolling Stone, Editor & Publisher and The Guardian, grew up in Fairfield and hosted Politickin' with Ari in 2007-08 on KRUU-FM. Here's Ari's piece from today's Nation called "How the GOP is resegregating the South."
James Moore interviews filmmaker Karim El Hakim from Park City, Utah about his documentary "1/2 Revolution" currently showing at the Sundance Film Festival.
Join PLANET ERSTWILD host James Moore and Newsvandal JP Sottile (@newsvandal) for an indepth discussion on the latest haps in newsville every Friday at 4pm CT on www.KRUUfm.com.
This week's "Inside the Headlines" topics include a look at America's frack-tured energy future, Dow's record profits (since 2008) combined with worst home sales in history, billionaires at Davos' annual economic summit bemoan growing levels of income inequality, [the economy doesn't suck--it just sucks for you!], the dollar's downward spiral, Romney pays 13.9% on $21 million dollars in income, Newt moons Florida, Obama talks populist, walks another big bank bailout, Apple surpasses Exxon as U.S's most valuable company amid allegations of shoddy & deadly labor practices in China which put profits above human welfare. But why should Americans care if it keeps the cost of these popular shiny new products iMmeninently affordable?
Station manager James Moore talks with Fairfield's 1st National Bank business development officer Gene Parker. Music intro and outro is performed by Keelan Dimmick.
James speaks with Campbell Hair, long-time production specialist, about his days working on the road with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. Campbell is doing visuals for the Boss Tribute Concert Jan 20 & 21 at the Sondheim Center. He'll also be at the KRUU table at intermission and after the show for those who may have questions for him.
PLANET ERSTWILD's regular segment "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile. For a complete list of articles referenced, click below on "Read more."
Best-selling author Thomas Frank's new book is "Pity the Billionaire: The Hard-Times Swindle & the Unlikely Comeback of the Right." He'll discuss that and much more with PLANET ERSTWILD host James Moore. Moore interviewed him a few years ago for his book "Wrecking Crew." Other works include "What's the Matter with Kansas?" and "One Market Under God." He is a columnist for Harper's Magazine, founding editor of The Baffler magazine, and a former Op-ed writer for the Wall Street Journal.
In Pity the Billionaire, Frank, the great chronicler of American paradox, [uses] firsthand reporting, a deep knowledge of the American Right, and a wicked sense of humor, [to deliver a] full diagnosis of the cultural malady that has transformed collapse into profit, reconceived the Founding Fathers as heroes from an Ayn Rand novel, and enlisted the powerless in a fan club for the prosperous. [Amazon]
James Moore talks with Patti Miller about her work in the civil rights movement and in the same offices as Martin Luther King in Chicago in the mid-60s. She gives a talk at the Fairfield Public Library on MLK Day, Jan 16 at 7:30pm, sponsored by the Fairfield Volunteer Center. Her website is www.keepinghistoryalive.com. She has a book and a documentary film in the works.
PLANET ERSTWILD host James Moore goes "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile every Friday at 4pm CT.
At 4PM, it's "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile and PLANET ERSTWILD host James Moore presenting a rundown of aome of the week's most newsworthy topics.
[For a complete listing of this week's headlines with links, click "Read more" below.]
At 4pm, Newsvandal JP Sottile joins me for our regular segment "Inside the Headlines." And boy, do we have a lot of great topics to cover for our year end show. You can see them all, complete with links, by clicking "Read more" below.
At 4pm, it's our regular segment "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile (@newsvandal), contributing editor of Reader Supported News. This week everything from autism-friendly Santas to British butterflies to mind-reading machines to memory adjusting pills to a red river in China to an American auto industry in the black & much more.
For a full list of articles referenced with links, click on "Read more."
James Moore takes a walk over to Everybody's Whole Foods and has a conversation with owner John Dey, as well as speaking with Christine Goodale at The Crepe Ecape
At 4pm, it's PLANET ERSTWILD's regular weekly segment "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile (@newsvandal), contributing editor of Reader Supported News. Each week JP and PLANET ERSTWILD host James Moore take a closer look at what's behind some of the week's trending headline topics and highlight some stories that should have been. [For referenced articles w/ links, click "Read more" below.]
It's our regular Friday segment "Inside the Headlines" with newsvandal JP Sottile (@newsvandal), contributing editor for Reader Supported News, JP and PLANET ERSTWILD host James Moore we look beyond the beyond and inside the headlines often ignored by the mainstream. A full list of headlines referenced is posted each week, usually Thursday night. Click on "Read more" below.
Your friendly neighborhood community radio station, solar-powered KRUU 100.1 FM presents another segment of CITY BUSINESS.
After each city council session, KRUU presents a brief sum up of city business with 4th Ward councilman Michael Halley. It's another way to stay in the know about what our city's doing and where it's going.
Tune in for CITY BUSINESS with Michael Halley at 100.1 FM, online at www.KRUUfm.com, the second and fourth weeks each month TUE 12:30pm, THU 6:30pm, & the following MON 6:30am, for the latest haps from City Hall.
Michael co-hosts A REASONABLE ALTERNATIVE with Matt Mulleneaux Fridays at 8pm on people-powered solar KRUU-FM.
PLEASE NOTE: Mayor Ed Malloy shares his perspectives once a month on the AROUND TOWN show [Wed 8:30am], as does Tracy Vance of the Chamber, Rustin Lippincott of FACC, & Dania DeBorteli of Artwalk.
James Moore speaks with Sam Husseini, communications director for the Institute for Public Accuracy, who was recently suspended (and subsequently reinstated) by the National Press Club in DC for his "boisterous" questioning of Saudi Prince Turki al Faisal, former intelligence director & ambassador, about the kingdom's legitimacy. He believes journalism needs to be reinvented.
James Moore speaks with Richard Cohen, weekly columnist for The Washington Post, who writes on domestic and foreign politics. Joining The Post as a reporter in 1968, his column became nationally syndicated in 1981 and has appeared on the op-ed since 1984. James talks with him about last week's article subtitled "Something Rotten in Iowa" where Cohen contends in the state caucus process that the real elite are the few who pick the president
PLANET ERSTWILD host James Moore has a great show planned for you. The "Tryptophan Edition" as newsvandal JP Sottile (@newsvandal) dubbed it, that is, the post-Turkey Stuffing Special Black Friday show. Our Butterball Sharia turkey friend actually relates to a story coming up in the regular 4pm segment "Inside the Headlines". And I'm not kidding, though, Allah knows, I should be. [See full roster of articles to be discussed with links by clicking "Read more" below.]
James interviews Ellis Delaney who is performing at Cafe P this Saturday, Nov 19 at 8pm. It's a delightful discussion of Texas, Minnesota, family, song, commitment and much more with a delightful and prolifically talented singer/songwriter.
It's Friday's regularly scheduled segment: "Inside the Headlines" with newsvandal JP Sottile and PLANET ERSTWILD hst James Moore. JP's twitter is @newsvandal. This week JP & James look at a whole range of topics glossed over by the mainstream media. For a complete list with links, click on "Read more" below.
At 4pm, enjoy our regular Friday feature "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile, checking in with us from Oakland, CA. His twitter is @newsvandal. This week we talk about eugenics, shopping black, why traffic jams suck, life & debt of car loans, the AWOL EPA, Mexico going south, economics info, and much more. Click on "Read more" below.
PLANET ERSTWILD host James Moore speaks with Overland Sheepskin national sales manager Jay Flint, who has recently moved to Fairfield with his family. Jay has been with the company for 23 years.
PLANET ERSTWILD host James Moore speaks with the editors of Blog for Iowa, Trish Nelson and Dave Bradley. Trish is a social worker by day, native Iowan, and grassroots activist in the Howard Dean tradition with a special interest in media reform. Dave is a radiophile, retired teacher and factory worker, and a member of West Liberty Dream Catchers. Low power FM radio is discussed and the political landscape of talk radio in Iowa. To say it's predominantly right-leaning would be a sizeable understatement.