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Jeff Santos Show 12/21/16

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!

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 12/20/16

GUESTS FOR TUESDAY DECEMBER 20, 2016: Tuesday Regulars Mark Taylor-Canfield & Robert Kraig One Final Time In 2016!... What are YOU hoping for in the new 2017 political landscape?... Join The Conversation!

- Mark Taylor-Canfield is a Seattle-based journalist whose work appears in: Huffington Post, Daily Kos, Capitol Hill Times, Truthout, Op-ed News, Oximity,Free Speech Radio News (Pacifica),Democracy Watch News.

- Robert Kraig, Executive Director, Citizen Action of Wisconsin.

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 12/19/16

GUESTS FOR MONDAY DECEMBER 19, 2016: Bloody Attack In Turkey!...Russian Ambassador Assassinated At Art Opening!... A Turkish police officer shot the Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, today in Ankara....From words that he was heard to have shouted at the scene, the gunman appeared to have been upset about Russia's involvement in Aleppo, spurring him to this action!... Join The Conversation!

- John Nichols, Washington Correspondent for the Nation Magazine and co-author of the book Dollarocracy, How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America. John joins the Jeff Santos Show every Monday. Check out his latest posts at the Nation's website www.theNation.com.

- Lawrence J. Korb, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress. He is also a senior advisor to the Center for Defense Information and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University. Prior to joining American Progress, he was a senior fellow and director of national security studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 12/16/16

GUESTS FOR FRIDAY DECEMBER 16, 2016: What Is The Future Of The Democratic Party?... Will "Our Revolution" Lead The Way To A More Progressive, Grass Roots & Relevant Party That Can Actually Win Big Elections?... Are YOU still with the Democratic Party?... What's a serious progressive to do?... Join The Conversation!

- Jim Dean, Chair of Democracy for America (DFA).

- Elaine Cleeton, Associate Professor of Sociology, SUNY Geneseo, where she specializes in women's health; social welfare; and, race, class and gender relations.

- Rand Wilson, "Union Hell Raiser," former Bernie Sanders delegate, and member of Labor For Bernie and SEIU Local 888! Discussing the Massachusetts State Ballot Initiative Question 2 on expanding the annual cap on new charter schools in the Commonwealth. (The measure failed.)

- Nick Cafardo, National baseball writer for The Boston Globe covering the Red Sox and MLB Baseball. He has written books on the New England Patriots and Atlanta Braves and is a correspondent for NESN.

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 12/15/16

GUESTS FOR THURSDAY DECEMBER 15, 2016: Transportation Thursday, WIth Ed Wytkind Of The AFL-CIO's Transportation Trades Department!... And Frank Watkins Of Rainbow Push!... Glad to have Ed Wytkind with us today to look at potential infrastructure projects under a Trump Administration!... It's Transportation Thursday!... Do YOU think things are going to improve in the Transportation sector?...Frank Watkins of Rainbow Push will look at the current state of our "rights" as Americans (civil, human and voting, among others!)... Are YOU feeling in peril?... Join The Conversation!

- Frank Watkins, Director of Public Policy for Rainbow Push, "a multi-racial, multi-issue, progressive, international membership organization fighting for social change."

- Ed Wytkind President of the Transportation Trades Dept (TTD) of the AFL-CIO representing the interests of several million aviation, rail, transit, trucking, highway and longshore workers to give them a strong, united voice in Washington, D.C. You can read Ed's TTD Blog posts: HERE.

- 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.

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 12/14/16

GUESTS FOR WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 14, 2016: "What's The Matter With Kansas?" Author Thomas Frank!... And Green Day Wednesday With Rona Fried!... It's Green Day Wednesday so we'll be talking with Rona Fried!... We'll get her thoughts on the nominees for EPA and the Departments of Energy and the Interior!... Join The Conversation!

- For A Full Hour!...Thomas Frank, American journalist and historian, and author of the 2004 book, What's the Matter with Kansas? How Conservatives Won the Heart of America. His latest book is: "LISTEN, LIBERAL! What Ever Happened To The Party Of The People?"

- Rona Fried, founder of SustainableBusiness.com with the latest environmental and green economy news.

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 12/13/16

GUESTS FOR TUESDAY DECEMBER 13, 2016 ON THE JEFF SANTOS SHOW: Congressman Tim Ryan Of Ohio On The Democrats' New Approach! Tuesday Regulars Mark Taylor-Canfield & Robert Kraig!... Congressman Ryan challenged Democratic House Minority Leader Pelosi for her position in the incoming session of Congress! (He got 63 votes but lost.)...We'll ask why he went for it and what he thinks the Democrats need to do to have success in the future, and the outlook for real investments in infrastructure and job creation under future President Trump!... Join The Conversation!

- Mark Taylor-Canfield is a Seattle-based journalist whose work appears in: Huffington Post, Daily Kos, Capitol Hill Times, Truthout, Op-ed News, Oximity,Free Speech Radio News (Pacifica),Democracy Watch News.

- Congressman Tim Ryan (D-OH), representing Youngstown and the other cities and towns in Ohio's 13th District.

- Robert Kraig, Executive Director, Citizen Action of Wisconsin.

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 12/12/16

GUESTS FOR MONDAY DECEMBER 12, 2016: One month since the Election!... How are things looking?... Join The Conversation!

- Lawrence J. Korb, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress. He is also a senior advisor to the Center for Defense Information and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University. Prior to joining American Progress, he was a senior fellow and director of national security studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.

- Earl Bender, President of Avenel Associates, political strategist at Totten Communications and regular contributor to the Jeff Santos Show. Earl gives us a look at the 2016 political horse race in his Off To The Races segment on Mondays!

Lee Fang, investigative Journalist at The Intercept.

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 12/8/16

GUESTS FOR THURSDAY DECEMBER 8, 2016: Sociologist Elaine Cleeton, Thursday Regulars Herb Boyd & Jerry Austin!... And Jim Dean, One Day Early!...Great guests today, looking at the existential side of the incoming Trump Administration!... What about the picks for EPA head?... HUD?...National Security Advisor?... Attorney General?... Who are YOU focusing on?... Getting worried?... Join The Conversation!

- 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.

- Jerry Austin, award-winning political consultant and Campaign Manager for the Rev. Jesse Jackson's 1988 Presidential Campaign. Part of the long-running Strategy Session on the Jeff Santos Show!.

- Jim Dean, Chair of Democracy for America (DFA), which has endorsed Bernie Sanders in the race for President.

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 12/7/16

GUESTS FOR WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 7, 2016: Green Day Wednesday With Rona Fried!... We're Looking At Political Appointments, The Environment & Healthcare Today!...Join The Conversation!... Rona's here for Green Day Wednesday, and she'll talk about the President-Elect's choice for head of the EPA, the victory (at least for now) by the Sioux Nation at the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the likelihood of a change in Climate Action policy, after Mr. Trump's meeting with former VP Al Gore this week!... Do you think Donald Trump really thinks Climate Change is "a hoax?" ...What did the meeting with Gore really mean?... Did daughter Ivanka put him up to it?...Join The Conversation!...CALL 772-925-8206!...

- Rona Fried, founder of SustainableBusiness.com with the latest environmental and green economy news.

- Joe Williams, political reporter and blogger based in Washington, D.C. Joe has been a long time contributor to the Jeff Santos Show, appearing weekly in the past. He is a news editor with U.S. News & World Report!

- Wendell Potter, author and health care system whistleblower after 20 years working as a CIGNA Executive. His book, "Deadly Spin: An Insurance Company Insider Speaks Out on How Corporate PR Is Killing Health Care and Deceiving Americans" (on Bloomsbury Press ) is an expose of health insurers and a "stark warning that corporate spin is distorting our democracy". Mr. Potter is a senior analyst at the The Center for Public Integrity and a senior fellow on health care for the Center for Media and Democracy. His new book is Nation On The Take: How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy and What We Can Do About It.

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