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Tim Cook: Why ‘I’m Gay’ Isn’t Enough

Plaudits have been showered on Apple’s CEO after he publicly came out. But commentators are gliding over the bracing corollary in his declaration: the gay and powerful should use their power to effect change.

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When West Point Football Turned Fatal

On this day 105 years ago, a West Point player died in a game with Harvard. Similarities between that tragedy and injuries today prove that not much has changed in a century.

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Remembering Reagan’s Defining Speech

Monday marks the 50th anniversary of the speech the made Ronald Reagan a star – and, in the process, changed America forever.

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Why George Carlin Gets His Own Street

The genius of George Carlin is that he was able to get a message to an apathetic populace without them realizing that their opinions were being changed by a comedian.

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Pope Wins a Battle to Welcome Gays

The war’s not over. But make no mistake, the Vatican synod paved the way for significant changes to come in the lives of gay and divorced Catholics.

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Paranoid Politics in America Strike Deep

Fifty Years ago, “The Paranoid Style of American Politics” changed how we think about modern conservatism.

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Church: It’s OK To Be Gay, Sort Of

Vatican prelates change their tone, but not the rules when it comes to gay and divorced Catholics.

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Cremains of the Day

In a moving—and often funny—memoir about working in a crematorium and other parts of the ‘death industry,’ Caitlin Doughty argues for radical change in how we face the details of death.

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The Queen of Vintage Couture

Tatiana Sorokko’s love affair with fashion was as improbable as it was deep. Despite an early focus on physics, her life changed when she became a model and began collecting couture.

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America’s WTF Air War in Syria

The ‘pinpricks’ from American bombs continue, and so do the advances of ISIS. Better communications on the ground might change all that.

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Teens Deserve the Right to Vote, Too

Teens work, pay taxes, even support families. So why can’t they vote? It’s time to change that.

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When Police Violence Gets Personal

Racism in America won’t come to an end until we all start taking it personally and demand change.

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The Gays Are Taking Over TV

An encouraging report from GLAAD reveals that responsible portrayals of LGBT characters are increasing across the major networks.

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Economic Update: How Capitalism Works

This episode covers why efforts against obesity fail, Cadillac’s move into New York, the Atlanta Symphony lockout, subprime auto credit and bank economics. We also discuss the economics of climate change, and respond to listeners’ questions on Jamestown in US history, current minimum wage struggles and the economics of insurance. Download the show To listen in live on Saturdays at noon, visit WBAI’s Live Stream Economic Update is in partnership with Truthout.org Your radio station needs Economic Update! If you are a radio station, check this out. If you want to hear Economic Update on your favorite local station, send them this. Visit Professor Wolff’s social movement project, democracyatwork.info. Permission to reprint Professor Wolff’s writing and videos is granted on an individual basis. Please contact profwolff@rdwolff.com to request permission. We reserve the right to refuse or rescind permission at any time.

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Will Iran Sell Out Al Qaeda for Nukes?

The Iranians want to make a deal with the U.S.: They help us fight terror in exchange for nuclear concessions. Tehran could start by giving up the al Qaeda leaders it’s harboring.

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A Gay Jewish Zionist Doctor in Gaza

Adam Kawalek went from Los Angeles to Gaza to try to relieve the suffering of the sick and wounded there. The experience changed his view of Israel’s policies.

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Clash over car tax disc changes

Motorist organisation, the RAC, and the DVLA have clashed over the policing of car tax with claims of increased evasion amid changes to the system.

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Hated Bitcoin Tycoon: My Life Is at Risk

In the first interview with Mt. Gox’s Mark Karpeles since Japanese police launched an investigation into his bankrupt exchange, he says he’s just a regular geek—and that he’s in danger.

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Like a Dull Knife: The People’s Climate “Farce”

As we approach global climate tipping points, we need to do more and better than the massive photo op The People’s Climate March and An Invitation to Change Everything is likely to be. Here are some concrete suggestions.

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Obamacare and Family Values: Parents Get to Stay Home With Children

A key feature of Obamacare is that by allowing people to get insurance through the exchanges, workers would no longer feel tied to their jobs in the same way. Workers that wanted to look for jobs that may be a better fit, or wanted to try to start their own business, or just hated their boss, could now take this step without worrying about losing insurance for themselves and their families.

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