Episode 470: Arnie Arnesen Attitude May 21 2024
Attitude with Arnie Arnesen
by Arnie Arnesen
4d ago
Part 1: We talk with Mel Goodman, National Security columnist at Counterpunch, former CIA analyst, adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins. We discuss Pres. Biden's stance on Israel. We also discuss Israel's actions in Gaza, and the consequences. We discuss Iran, and Israel's push for an Iran war by its actions. The US needs a more stable relationship with both Iran and China. We also discuss the climate issues, and how Trump, a climate denier, is willing to let the fossil fuels companies run riot, making the climate crisis worse. Part 2: We talk with Robert Hennelly, a labor reporter and activist ..read more
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Episode 469: Arnie Arnesen Attitude May 20 2024
Attitude with Arnie Arnesen
by Arnie Arnesen
4d ago
Part 1: We discuss the politics of New Hampshire, particularly the recent push by the Republicans to ban transgender girls from high school sports. It appears that there is no real policy in the US and NH for the actual well being of children. We also discuss the push for unionization, including students. Billionaires like "right to work" laws, because this allows them to divide the work force. Part 2: We discuss excessive CEO compensation, and tax policies that benefit the rich. This is leading to greater income inequality. The health care system is collapsing. We discuss the pardon of a murd ..read more
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Episode 468: Arnie Arnesen Attitude May 17 2024
Attitude with Arnie Arnesen
by Arnie Arnesen
4d ago
Part 1: We talk with Jeremy Schwartz, who writes for ProPublica. We discuss the case of a teacher in Texas who ran for the school board on the conservative side. She discovered, once elected, that the platform she ran on, "the schools are indoctrinating children" was WRONG AND NOT TRUE. She recognized the wealthy investors who wanted to starve local schools were not mistaken, but INTENDED to hurt local public schools. However, she was unable to convince them. She is being marginalized and likely will be ostracized from the far-right organizations. We also discuss the selective purging of voter ..read more
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Episode 467: Arnie Arnesen Attitude May 16 2024
Attitude with Arnie Arnesen
by Arnie Arnesen
1w ago
Part 1: We talk with Patrik Johnsson, correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor. We discuss unionization in the South. Specifically, we discuss the inroads that the UAW has made in manufacturing plants in Tennessee, and now Alabama's Mercedes factory workers will be voting on this issue on Friday. We talk about the strategies used by union organizers, many of whom are the workers themselves. Part 2: We talk with Luke Goldstein, writing Fellow at The American Prospect. We discuss the Maryland Democratic primary for the US Senate. The contrast between the two candidates: current Representa ..read more
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Episode 466: Arnie Arnesen Attitude May 15 2024
Attitude with Arnie Arnesen
by Arnie Arnesen
1w ago
art 1: We talk with Dr. Steven Pressman, Emeritus Professor of Economics and Finance at Monmouth University. We discuss how Biden and Trump handled the US budget, and the effect it has had on the US populace. Trump is blaming Biden for the mess he made with his tax cuts. Part 2: We talk with Matthew Wilson, Professor of Political Science at the University of South Carolina. We discuss the concept of "democracy" and its many permutations. What is it from the personal versus the societal view?   WNHNFM.ORG   production  ..read more
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Episode 465: Arnie Arnesen Attitude May 14 2024
Attitude with Arnie Arnesen
by Arnie Arnesen
1w ago
Part 1: We talk with Melissa Gira Grant about the strict anti-abortion laws passed in Texas. These are aimed at controlling women, even paying bounties to anyone, including people outside Texas, who can accuse a woman of having, or even seeking an abortion. The goal is to intimidate women and those who help them. It givers abusers yet another method to intimidate and injure women.  Part 2: We talk with Predro DiNezio, Associate Prof. of Atmospheric and Ocean Sciences. We discuss the role of El Nino, and La Nina in the formation of hurricanes, and the likelihood of the increase in the numb ..read more
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Episode 464: Arnie Arnesen Attitude May 13 2024
Attitude with Arnie Arnesen
by Arnie Arnesen
1w ago
Part 1: We discuss the Trump trial being held in NYC. Ms. Daniels testified. She appeared truthful, but Trump insists that the incident she described never happened. The legal system is not holding Trump accountable, going by the challenges being upheld in various venues: Georgia, Florida, etc. The corruption of the judiciary is obvious. Part 2: We discuss the MTG battle with Speaker Johnson. While she was defeated in her latest attempt to unseat him, she continues her campaign to do so. However, this time it appears that Trump did not support her. We pivot to discussion of Israel's war agains ..read more
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Episode 463: Arnie Arnesen Attitude May 10 2024
Attitude with Arnie Arnesen
by Arnie Arnesen
2w ago
art 1: We talk with Mike Doyle, trial lawyer, and Chair of Harris County Democratic party. We discuss how the County is important to determine the future of Texas politics. It is a majority Latino county, and could succeed in allowing Democrats to take back Texas. Part 3: We talk with Bill Curry and Robert Hennelly. Curry is a former candidate for Connecticut governor, and Hennelly is a journalist, primarily in the municipal unions world. We discuss the protests across the country's university campuses around the Gaza war. We talk about how Israel is using the actions of Hamas to wreak disprop ..read more
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Episode 462: Arnie Arnesen Attitude May 9 2024
Attitude with Arnie Arnesen
by Arnie Arnesen
2w ago
Part 1: We talk with Jeremy Stahl, who writes for Slate.com. We discuss , firstly, Project 2025, and its effect on the Foreign Service of the US. We also discuss the currently ongoing trial of D. Trump in NY. Witll the "mob boss" finally fail? The prosecution is focusing on the coverup, and how it affected the 2016 election, despite the drama of the testimony of Stormy Daniels. Most of the testimony is dry, and Pecker's testimony was supportive of the prosecution's case. Part 2: We speak with Prof. Anat Biletzki, the Albert Schweitzer Professor of Philosophy at Quinnipiac University and with A ..read more
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Episode 461: Arnie Arnesen Attitude May 8 2024
Attitude with Arnie Arnesen
by Arnie Arnesen
2w ago
Part 1: We talk with Anne Nelson, who writes for the Washington Spectator. She talks about Project 2025, the plan for America devised by the far right. We also discuss "Red Orchestra", a history of the Berlin Underground, in this context. Part 2: We talk with Dartmouth Professor Annelise Orleck, (History) who experienced the assault on peaceful protestors at Darmouth College this week. From remarks that the governor of NH made, the assault was planned, and orchestrated simultaneously with an assault on demonstrators at the University of NH. These kinds of actions are designed to paint the demo ..read more
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