LISTEN online HERE— SUBSCRIBE to iTunes podcast HERE
Forty years after Roe v. Wade, for the first time since polling began on this issue, more people are telling Gallup they are pro-life than say they are pro-choice. Does that mean we need to replace the term “pro-choice” with something else? If so, what? KATHA POLLITT comments; she’s a columnist for The Nation.
ALSO: Republicans and Randians – Ayn Rand, that is: JOHN NICHOLS talks about the strange ideas of our opposition party – especially those of Ron Johnson, the Wisconsin Republican who defeated Russ Feingold. John is Washington correspondent for The Nation.
PLUS: Another day older and deeper in debt: historian STEVE FRASER talks about the politics of debt in America, from debtor’s prison to our present debtor nation. Steve is author of Wall Street: America’s Dream Palace. He wrote about debt for TomDispatch and Jacobin.