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Forthright Radio October 31, 2012

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This edition of Forthright Radio features Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, David Cay Johnston. His latest book is The Fine Print: How Big Companies Use "Plain English" to Rob You Blind (2012). 

 

To listen to this archive edition of Forthright Radio, click on this link.

 

  Among his other books are  Free Lunch: How the Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at Government Expense and Stick You With The Bill (2007) 

  • Perfectly Legal: The Covert Campaign to Rig Our Tax System to Benefit the Super-Rich–and Cheat Everybody Else (2003)
  • and Temples of Chance: How America Inc. Bought Out Murder Inc. to Win Control of the Casino Business (1992), which is an account of how the junk-bond kings usurped mob control of the casino industry in the 1980s. The book discusses corruption in the industry, and the role of the federal and state governments in that corruption, particularly pertinent this election cycle with gambling tycoon, Sheldon Adelson and his wife, contributing more than $70 million dollars to defeat Barak Obama, and having vowed to spend up to $100 million to do so.
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Forthright Radio airs every first and third Wednesday (and every other fifth Wednesday) from 9 am to 10 am (Pacific Time) and is hosted by Joy LaClaire.

You can contact Joy via email: forthrightradio@gmail.com

The 2017 MCPB Board Election

 The KZYX&Z Board of directors has 3 seats open for election 2017: District 3—Willits/Laytonvile/Covelo; District 4—the coast; and an at-large seat for Mendocino or contiguous county residents.

To run for the Board you must be a station member; be able to carry out the responsibilities of a board member as described on the KZYX.org elections web page, and submit an application by 30 January.  The application is available online or from the station. Submit it with your ballot statement by e-mail, by snail mail, or in person at the Philo studio.

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