economic http://wlrn.org en A Wake-Up Call to Solving Our Nation’s Problems http://wlrn.org/post/wake-call-solving-our-nation-s-problems <div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"></div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">10/23/13 - Wednesday’s&nbsp;</span></font><a href="https://twitter.com/TopicalCurrents"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><b>Topical Currents</b></span></font></a><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">&nbsp;is with South Florida Congresswoman <strong><a href="http://wassermanschultz.house.gov/">Debbie Wasserman Schultz.</a></strong>&nbsp; She chairs the Democratic National Committee.&nbsp;</span></font></span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">She’s served in the U.S. House nine years and has written&nbsp;</span></font><strong><a href="http://amzn.to/1cd2Cn9"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><i>FOR THE NEXT GENERATION:&nbsp; A Wake-Up Call to Solving Our Nation’s Problems</i></span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">.&nbsp;</span></font></a></strong><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 14pt;">Wasserman Schultz’s district covers portions of Broward and Miami-Dade, including Fort Lauderdale and Miami Beach.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 14pt;">She’s the mother of three, and is a breast cancer survivor.&nbsp;</span><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">Tune in for&nbsp;</span></font><a href="https://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><b>Topical Currents</b></span></font></a><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">&nbsp;Wednesday at 1pm on WLRN.</span></font></div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;">&nbsp;</div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;">&nbsp;</div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;">&nbsp;</div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;">&nbsp;</div><p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 22537 at http://wlrn.org A Wake-Up Call to Solving Our Nation’s Problems A New Economic Order? http://wlrn.org/post/new-economic-order <p></p><p>05/06/13 - Monday’s <a href="https://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents"><strong>Topical Currents</strong></a> is with political economist <strong><a href="http://www.garalperovitz.com/">Gar Alperovitz</a></strong> of the University of Maryland.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">He’s the author of </span><strong><a href="http://amzn.to/13UqDqV"><em style="line-height: 1.5;">WHAT THEN MUST WE DO? </em></a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It considers the ways a new economic order could be created.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">He says that for sustainable jobs and fair economy, there is a balance between extreme corporate capitalism and governmental socialism.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">That’s </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Topical Currents&nbsp;</strong><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">at&nbsp;1pm on&nbsp;</span><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><a href="http://wlrn.org/schedule/WLRN" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(62, 72, 122);">WLRN-HD1</a></strong><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;rebroadcast at 7pm on&nbsp;</span><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><a href="http://wlrn.org/schedule/wlrn-hd2" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(62, 72, 122);">WLRN-HD2</a></strong><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;and audio on-demand after the live program.</span></p><p></p><p> Mon, 06 May 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 13529 at http://wlrn.org A New Economic Order? Economic Disaster http://wlrn.org/post/economic-disaster <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">02/19/13 - Tuesday's&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Topical Currents </strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">is with Princeton University economics professor and </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Wall Street Journal</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> columnist </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.princeton.edu/~blinder/">Alan Blinder</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">How did the worst economic disaster in post-war American history occur? &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The US financial system, he says, was far too complex and unregulated for the public good. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Blinder has written&nbsp; </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://amzn.to/ZndzvE"><em style="LINE-HEIGHT: 1.5">AFTER THE MUSIC STOPPED:&nbsp; The Financial Crisis, the Response and the Work Ahead</em></a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp; Links<strong>&nbsp;</strong></span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.princeton.edu/~blinder/"><span style="LINE-HEIGHT: 1.5">http://www.princeton.edu/~blinder/</span></a></strong></p><p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 9577 at http://wlrn.org Economic Disaster