Friday, February 17, 2012
Awopradio Show for Sunday Feb.19th 6:30PM EST Guests : David Pakman of the David Pakman Show and Sara Robinson of Alternet
Welcome to the Awopradio Show Blog, The Show is now 6:30PM EST and runs to 9PM EST on Sunday Evenings. It is now on USTREAM and also if you can't join us, you can now listen to the Show on iTunes ( see the Sidebar for the Link). Please also do check out the Sidebar as there are links to the A World of Progress Video Channel ( great place to see some of the fine Music and Interviews, including John Clark, The HoneyCutters, and Lyric). Also there is the Links to the 99 Report and the blogs of Kim G ( The AWOP Publisher @awop or @awopradio ) and @Mommapolitico ( Perry) , as well as my Blog "Watergate Summer". Kim G. is our fearless leader, she is the person who you see on the USTREAM screen and is the one who has been working so hard to improve the audio of our show. At 6:30PM she does the Intro to the Show, and then I follow with the #99Report at 7PM, and then at 7:30PM we have @Mommapolitico ( Perry) our resident political wonk brings us the goodness of #KitchenTablePolitics. Our First Guest joins us at 8PM. We Strive to have two guests every week.
8 PM This week our first Guest is David Pakman of the David Pakman Show. You can read more about him and his show on his Website here. His Website is has everything, his videos and podcasts and much more. ( http://www.davidpakman.com/)
"The David Pakman Show is a radio, internet, and television talk show hosted by David Pakman, currently airing on over 100 radio and television stations, DirecTV and DISH Network through Free Speech TV, YouTube, and via internet podcast. The program first aired in August 2005 on WXOJ-LP ("Valley Free Radio"), located in Northampton, Massachusetts, as "Midweek Politics with David Pakman", and has since been nationally syndicated. Midweek Politics is a political talk program, focusing on the politics and news of the week, with regular interviews of both liberal, conservative, and non-political guests. As a weekly show, it airs throughout the week on both radio and television affiliates around the US and across the world."
His Bio is here, is a great read about Who he is and really tells the story of this rising Media Star. Whose show you can catch on Radio, Internet and YouTube. His sharp wit and intellect are watching and dissecting an array of events at this time, and he truly has his finger on the political pulse right now. Do check out his insights on this week's show on CPAC, Bachman and Romney and more.
Here is just one sample of David's Wisdom . Here is a Recent Video of David Discussing "Fox View of Women in the Kitchen During SuperBowl". ( His Wing Man is Lewis...)
With Dry Humor and Wit, he carefully exposes Fox for what they are....( 3 Minutes).
Our 2nd Guest is Sara Robinson of Alternet is coming on to share about Alternet and the Visions Page, which is a hug of forward thinking and thought provoking articles that range from Occupy Issues to financial issues to Education.We are thrilled to be able to talk to her about this Page and where it's going and it's impact. She is a thoughtful profound writer, and one of her main articles that is getting much Buzz and notice right now is " New Rules For Radicals: 10 Ways to Spark Change in a Post Occupy World" ( and recieved recognition and praise from Bill Moyers this week. You can read the article here and learn more.
Here is More about Who Sara Is:
Sara Robinson is the Senior Editor of the Visions page at Alternet.org. The page's mission is to track emerging trends, issues, and solutions that expand progressives' awareness of the ways our shared vision of the next America is coming into being.
Sara is one of the few trained social futurists in North America. Her skill set includes trend analysis, scenario development, futures research, social change theories, systems thinking, and strategic planning. She holds a MS in Futures Studies from the University of Houston, and a BA in Journalism from the USC Annenberg School of Communication. Sara's particular area of interest is the role religion, culture, and other deep cognitive frameworks play in the way individuals and societies imagine the future and choose their strategies for approaching and managing change.
Before joining Alternet, she was a Senior Fellow at the Campaign for America's Future. Her work has also appeared online at The New Republic, The Huffington Post, Daily Kos, Firedoglake, Crooks & Liars, and many other websites, as well as in print; and she makes frequent media and in-person appearances speaking on issues related to long-range planning and policy. She lives in Seattle.
Other Must Read Sara Robinson Articles :::
(1) Does College make us less Equipped to Change The World ?
(2) Why Going back to Normal is no longer an Option for the American Economy, and where we are headed now "