Episode

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

March 30, 2011

• Media critic Jeff Cohen, founder of FAIR and author of Cable News Confidential: My Misadventures in Corporate Media, on the failure of the liberal establishment and how liberal and progressive grassroots organizations have become way too cozy with Obama and the Democratic leadership.

• Plus , Wes Cheek is live from Japan, plus an interview with

• Be sure to check out Peace Boat (via @wesinjapan)

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