GUESTS FOR WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 21, 2016: 3 Hours Today! Starting Off WIth "Born On Third Base" Author Chuck Collins!... Then It's Herb & Elaine In Hour 2!... And Father McGarry Gives Us Advice On How To Cope & Help In Tumultuous Times!... Excited to have author Chuck Collins with us for an entire hour today, talking about his book "Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good."... Herb Boyd & Elaine Cleeton are together in the second hour... Always a treat to have them on together!... And lastly... what's a grieving progressive to do?... And how can we help the people struggling so horribly in the Middle East?... Father Michael McGarry of the Boston Paulist Center gives us some advice!...How are YOU coping with the end of the Obama Administration and the start of the Republican roller coaster?...Join The Conversation!
- Chuck Collins, Senior Scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) and directs IPS’s Program on Inequality and the Common Good where he co-edits Inequality.org. He is an expert on U.S. inequality and author of several books, including 99 to 1: How Wealth Inequality is Wrecking the World and What We Can Do About It, and his latest book, Born on Third Base."
- Herb Boyd, journalist, educator, author, and activist based in New York. His articles appear regularly in the "New York Amsterdam News", and have won him three 1st-place awards from the New York Association of Black Journalists. He teaches black studies at the City College of New York and the College of New Rochelle.
- Elaine Cleeton, Associate Professor of Sociology, SUNY Geneseo, where she specializes in women's health; social welfare; and, race, class and gender relations.
- Father Michael B. McGarry, Director of the Paulist Center, Boston joins us as the Holidays approach, with some advice to despondent progressives, looking at the New Year and incoming Administration with trepidation!
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