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Jan 29, 2015

Robert McChesney, Gutgsell Endowed Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Illinois, has a new book out, Blowing the Roof Off the Twenty-first Century – Media, Politics, and the Struggle for Post-Capitalist Democracy.

McChesney talks about the book on the January 29, 2015 edition of

Jan 22, 2015

President Obama gave a speech in Iowa on January 14, 2015, promoting Community Broadband.  In Missouri, a proposed house bill would outlaw it.


On the January 22 edition of Tell Somebody, Christopher Mitchell, Director, Community Broadband networks with the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, talks to us about...

Jan 15, 2015

On the day after Christmas, Stephanie Kelton, chair of the economics department at the University of Missouri at Kansas City and proponent of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT), announced in a tweet that she had accepted a position as chief economist for the minority side of the U.S. Senate budget committee. This January 15,...

Jan 8, 2015

On the January 8, 2015 edition of the show, start a look back at  2014 on Tell Somebody, The portions are small but we’re serving up single payer health care, Kansas City nuclear weapons parts, community broadband, net neutrality, corporate personhood, food for the homeless and more, You’ll hear John Nichols,...

Jan 1, 2015

On December 26, 2014, UMKC economics professor Stephanie Kelton tweeted “I've accepted a position as Chief Economist on the Senate Budget Committee,” reportedly hired by Senator Bernie Sanders who will be ranking member of that committee.  Kelton has been associate professor and chair of the economics department at...