On the show September 22, 2012
Election 2012, The Romney 47% tape – Daniel Marans
What did Romney say, how did Obama hit back, what was damage control, and who are the 47%? Original expose in Mother Jones http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2012/09/secret-video-romney-private-fundraiser
Romney’s Latino “outreach” & immigration policy – Amanda P. Beadle
Reporter/Blogger at Thinkprogress.org. (@ThinkProgress), Youtube: Romney Talks about illegal aliens at Univision forum http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XLWGEG2qDo
Chicago teachers’ Strike ends – Kenzo Shibata (@KenzoShibata, #CTUStrike),
New Media Coordinator for the Chicago Teachers’ Union (@CTULocal1), and editor of the Chicago Union Teacher, the official publication of the Chicago Teachers Union, profile of him in WBEZ radio website. http://www.wbez.org/blogs/bez/2012-09/social-media-acts-megaphone-and-sword-ctu-strike-102437
More Election 2012 with Cliff Schecter (@cliffschecter), co-owner of We Act Radio.
NYT on Romney sitting on ad cash/not having as much available as previously reported. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/20/us/politics/romney-campaign-cautious-with-ad-budget-even-in-key-states.html?ref=politics
Riots at US embassies in Middle East & Asia – Jake Meth (@jakemeth),
Copy Editor at Egypt Independent in Cairo, Last piece he wrote on Egyptian community in NY (he’s mostly editing and translating lately). http://www.egyptindependent.com/news/new-york-s-little-egypt-homeland-matters-0
Palestinian activist and author, co-Executive Director of the Center for World Religions, Aziz Abu Sarah (@azizabusarah),
Palestinian activist and author, co-Executive Director of the Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution at George Mason University, co-founder of MEJDI, which does dual-narrative tours to Israel & the West Bank. He writes most regularly for 972mag.com. Tel: Skypename Aziz.Sarah. Aziz’s piece “Violent Protests Are the True Insult to Islam.” http://972mag.com/violent-protests-are-the-true-insult-to-islam/55920/
Romney’s caught-on-tape remarks on Palestinian state & future of US-led peace process,
Aziz discusses “The Palestinian dilemma: Between ideology and reality.” http://972mag.com/the-palestinian-dilemma-between-ideology-and-reality/56131/
Obama brings trade case against China – Matt Stoller (@matthewstoller),
Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute, and co-host of BrandX with Russel Brand, 2nd season debut October 3, Thursday 11 pm.
Mortgage fraud task force; financial reform; #OWS 1-year anniversary
Social Media with Ben Barnett (@PoliticiansTV).
Article on #muslimRage & satire http://www.haaretz.com/blogs/routine-emergencies/muslimrage-is-all-the-rage-but-there-s-jewishrage-too.premium-1.465846
Activist of the Week – Sister Marge Clark a lobbyist with NETWORK,
National Catholic Social Justice Lobby (@NETWORKLobby), and one of the Nuns on the nunsonthebus.com http://nunsonthebus.com/
Latest on Voter ID law in PA, and attempts to organize against it, register people – Rashad Robinson (@rashadrobinson), Executive Director of ColorofChange.org (@colorofchange), “changing the color of democracy,” which “exists to strengthen Black America’s political voice.” Peitition: “Tell John Husted: restore Ohio’s Early Voting Hours.” http://act.colorofchange.org/sign/early_voting_ohio/?source=coc_website
Alex Lawson, “How to Go on Strike,” on Chicago teachers’ strike & contract agreement, joined by Chicago Public School teacher Adam Heenan.
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Daniel Marans is Executive PRoducer of Take Action News with David Shuster.