Episode

Who controls our digital life? Jason Benlevi talks

December 19, 2011

Benlevi’s book Too Much Magic: Pulling the Plug on the Cult of Tech, Occupy Wall StreetD17, Trinity Church and arrest reports. Plus Republican Clown Car, Myths about unemployment insurance and the cost of gas at the pump.  And GOP position on payroll tax cut and MTVs “Choose or Lose.”

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