- 5 years ago
Kevin and Margaret discuss the recent Supreme Court decision on the federal health law. The decision to uphold the law and weaken the expansion of Medicaid further corporatizes health care. It is 'corporate welfare on steroids.' First guest is Bruce Dixon, managing editor of BlackAgendaReport.com, who speaks about the prisoners on hunger strike in Georgia in protest to their conditions and the truth behind the President's memo on the DREAM Act. Second guest is Maegan la Mala Ortiz of VivirLatino.com who discusses the Supreme Court decision on the Arizona law and how federal immigration will affect local treatment of immigrants. Third guest is Brent Blackwelder, president emeritus of Friends of the Earth, who provides an honest report on the recent Rio +20 conference and discusses his new report on environmental practices around the world, "The Economic Rethink: Who does it well?" available on fdnearth.com. He also blogs at SteadyState.org.