Episode

5/4 Cliff Schecter, Isabel Gillies & Jeff Smith

May 4, 2012

Casual Friday brings Cliff Schecter from Libertas LLC discussing the week’s politics, today comparing and contrasting Obama with FDR, looking at the different contexts that influenced their political choices.  Isabel Gillies brings her movie pic and Jeff Smith on Police Reform Organizing Project.  Your Calls and IMs.

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