02/03/14 - Monday’s Topical Currents begins with historian Eli Zaretsky, author of WHY AMERICA NEEDS A LEFT: A HISTORICAL ARGUMENT. He traces the importance of liberalism to three periods: the slavery crisis and civil war . . . the period preceding the great depression . . . and the turbulent anti-war movement of the 1960s. And more.
02/05/13 - Tuesday's Topical Currents is with Kennesaw State University sociologist Melvyn Fein. He’s written POST-LIBERALISM & THE DEATH OF A DREAM, and says that liberalism contradicts human nature and history’s lessons. Poverty hasn’t been eliminated . . . education not improved . . . crime hasn’t diminished . . . and universal peace never established. Fein maintains liberalism is regressive . . .