Yesterday was the first anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement. It was also the day that a leaked video showed Mitt Romney expounding on the challenge of winning over an electorate where 47 percent of citizens don't pay taxes. Guest host Mike Pesca, sitting in for Warren Olney, discusses family Incomes and political outcomes. Also, troop reduction in Afghanistan signals a new strategy, and Warren Olney's conversation with Salmon Rushdie about his life under a fatwa.
If We Are the 99 Percent, Who Is the 47?
From this Episode:
Troop Reduction in Afghanistan Signals New Strategy
The US is scaling back operations in Afghanistan after a spate of so-called green on blue violence. Green refers to the trained Afghan security forces, while the blue is the...
Salman Rushdie's New Memoir
Novelist Salman Rushdie was a target of Islamic fundamentalists 20 years before an anti-Islam video sparked protests around the world. Warren Olney spoke with the author...