globalization http://wlrn.org en Immigration, Civilization and America http://wlrn.org/post/immigration-civilization-and-america <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">09/04/13 - Wednesday’s&nbsp;</span><a href="https://twitter.com/topicalcurrents"><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Topical Currents</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is with policy expert and Senior Fellow Alvaro </span>Llosa,<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;author of </span><strong><a href="http://amzn.to/17qcmkV"><em style="line-height: 1.5;">GLOBAL CROSSINGS:&nbsp; Immigration, Civilization, and America</em></a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">He’s been an </span>op-ed<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> page editor and Miami Herald columnist as well as a contributor to the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">He ponders how America has gone from a “nation of immigrants,” to become skeptical, even critical of receiving others on our shores and borders. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">That’s </span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents"><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Topical Currents&nbsp;</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wednesday at 1pm.</span></p><p></p><p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 20041 at http://wlrn.org Immigration, Civilization and America National Review Commentator Kevin Williamson: The End is Near http://wlrn.org/post/national-review-commentator-kevin-williamson-end-near <p></p><p>07/03/13 - Wednesday's&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/topicalcurrents"><strong>Topical Currents </strong></a>is with <strong><a href="https://twitter.com/KevinNR">Kevin Williamson,</a></strong> author of <em><strong><a href="http://amzn.to/13jNBfq">THE END IS NEAR AND IT’S GOING TO BE AWESOME:&nbsp; How Going Broke Will Leave America Richer, Happier and More Secure</a></strong>.&nbsp;</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Williams says that while consumer goods get better, cheaper and more widely available, government delivered necessities grow more expensive with declining quality.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">He criticizes the modern welfare state in the era of globalization, and endorses market derived alternatives.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">That’s </span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents"><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Topical Currents&nbsp;</strong></a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">at&nbsp;1pm on&nbsp;</span><a href="http://wlrn.org/schedule/WLRN" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(62, 72, 122); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><b style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">WLRN-HD1</b></a><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><a href="http://wlrn.org/schedule/wlrn-hd2" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(62, 72, 122); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><b style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">WLRN-HD2</b></a><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></p><p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 16775 at http://wlrn.org National Review Commentator Kevin Williamson: The End is Near