Episode

1/7 Maria Margaronis: The Paris Terrorist Attacks & Will Syriza to Power in Greece?

January 7, 2015

The Terrorist attacks on the Charlie Hebdo satiric Magazine in Paris France.

The Nation’s Maria Margaronis, explains the horror of the French terrorist attacks and the danger of it aiding the growth of far right parties in Europe. Will The National Front win the next elections? Anti austerity does not mean anti Europe. How the mainstream political parties in Greece have destroyed the Greek economy and hurt themselves through enforcing austerity. Why Syriza can win and the scare campaign aimed at progressive politics. The many, many ways the austerity has failed. Will Syriza inspire the rest of Europe to reject austerity?

On The Fun Half: Republicans attack Social Security out of the gate. How the Obama Administration will deal with the next Congress and Social Security as a bargaining chip. Former Virginia Governor Bob Mcdonnell goes to jail for corruption and Pat Robertson knows whose fault it is. Rush Limbaugh thinks Republicans will sell out to Obama because he is black. Michele Bachmann explains how she beat progressives by “outsmarting” them. and your calls and IMs.

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