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Building Bridges Radio: Bush Signs Pension BiTolling the Retirement Bell in Americall

by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2006 at 10:11 AM

Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report presents this 27 minute radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK ON WEB LINK

Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report

National Edition

Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash

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THIS WEEK'S PROGRAM



Tolling the Retirement Bell in America:

Bush Signs the New Pension Bill

With

Jack Rasmus, author of The War At Home:

The Corporate Offensive from Reagan to Bush

While the new pension legislation is supposed to protect and strengthen private pension funds, many think it is part of a new three-sided attack on Defined Benefits Pensions. In conjunction with the recent federal Court's decision of 8/7 legalizing conversion of traditional plans to 401ks, & the upcoming pension accounting rules bombshell that will further undermine all pensions, the new legislation will accelerate the collapse of Defined Benefit (mostly union) pension plans. This will require a massive (minimum of 0 billion) bailout of the Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation within the next few years at workers' and taxpayers expense.

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PROFESSOR BUSH'S ECONOMIC NOSTRUM

a common sense commentary by Jim Hightower

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To Download or listen to this 27 minute program,

go to http://www.radio4all.net/proginfo.php?id=19451



For more information contact Ken Nash - knash@igc.org

Building Bridges is regularly broadcast live over WBAI, 99.5 FM in the N.Y.C Metropolitan area on Mondays from 7-8pm EST and streamed and archived at www.wbai.org

Building Bridges National Edition is regularly broadcast over:

WVJW- Benwood, WV KRFP, Moscow, ID

KCSB, Santa Barbara, CA WXOJ, Northampton, MA

KSOW, Cottage Grove, Oregon WKNH ,Keene, New Hampshire

CKDU, Halifax, N.S., Canada KRFC, Fort Collins, Colorado

WRPI, Troy, New York WNRB, Wausau, WI

KRBS, Oroville, CA Radio Veronica, West Point, PA

WHLD, Buffalo, NY

as well as internet stations: The Journey Radio, WXXE,

Seattle Radical Radio, and Radio for Peace International

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