Fri, 29 April 2011
(2011/04/29) Petraeus to head CIA, Gov. Snyder's agent stifles student protest, MA eliminates collective bargaining
Episode #280 Gen. Petraeus will head the CIA. Allison and Jamie discuss what the change in regime means. Also, Afghanistan continues to fall apart as an Afghan officer kills eight American troops and a U.S. contractor. Gov. Snyder deploys an Emergency Manager to crush a student protest in Detroit. The cozy relationship between regulators, the nuclear industry, and politicians resulted in Japan's Fukushima's disaster, underlining the importance of strong regulation. Finally, Massachusetts Dems pass a bill to eliminate collective bargaining as we know it.
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