Episode

1/18 Internet on Strike! Garlin Gilchrist on SOPA/PIPA, Tina Dupuy at Occupy Congress

January 18, 2012

Garlin Gilchrist II from MoveOn.org on today’s internet strike and what SOPA/PIPA could mean for internet freedom.  And reporting from Occupy Congress, Tina Dupuy from Crooks and Liars.  Plus, SOPA/PIPA discussion continues, a call for a May 1 general strike,  Governor Scott Walker in recall trouble and Arizona’s book ban.  Your call’s and IM’s.

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