Welcome back from the long weekend. We’ll be hearing from Jeff Smith (@dontbeaputz) live from D.C. today as he participates in the Occupy Congress actions happening in the nation’s capitol today. Also, author Corey Robin (@CoreyRobin) joins us to talk about his book The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Sarah Palin. Use this post as today’s thread. Click thru for a SHOW UPDATE.
Corey Robin talks about how great social movements since the 1930’s have provoked reactions from the Right and those reactions take form in order promote their anti-egalitarian world view. And Jeff Smith calls in as Occupy Congress protesters organize for actions this week. Sam talks PG&E and check out this link to read Obama’s letter on Seniors & Social Security.