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Building Bridges Radio: Taxi Spyware and National Health Care

by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg Thursday, Mar. 15, 2007 at 9:11 PM

WBAI's 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

************************************************************

Why Clinton, Obama, Edwards, Romney & Schwarzenegger Don't Support Single-Payer Health Care.

with

Dr. Stephanie Woolhandler, Asst. Prof. of Medicine, Harvard Medical School & co-founder of Physicians for a National Health Program.



With 47 million U.S. citizens uninsured, National Health Care is the overwhelming domestic concern in opinoin polls. While politicians scramble to address this issue, most build on the current system of private insurance whose inefficiency & profit-taking according to Woolhandler are the major cause of the

problem. The latest attempts at reform are the Massachusetts and California experiments and proposals recently put forth by Presidential Candidate John Edwards. But, despite growing grass-roots support, the single-payer solution towards is

seemingly off the political radar screens. So, is half a loaf better

than none?

******************************************************

Taxi Workers Alliance Protests GPS Spy Ware in Taxis

With

Bhairavi Desai, Executive Director, NY Taxi Workers Alliance



The New York Taxi Workers Alliance is mounting a campaign calling upon all drivers to stop the Taxi and Limousine Commission's proposed GPS tracking of taxis, mandatory credit/debit card payments

and a backseat monitor to play ads for passengers. Drivers are also enraged by the ,400 purchase price and monthly maintenance fee of 5. They will lose money putting in the system, get ticketed if the

passenger vandalizes it and lose income in surcharges on debit/credit card fares and pay out of pocket if the charge doesn't process.

******************************************************

To Download or listen to this 27 minute program,

go to http://www.radio4all.net/proginfo.php?id=22161



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,archived and podcast 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, NH

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

Radio Free Olympia,Olympia,WA

KQRP Salida, California

WZBC, Newton, Mass

East Hill Radio, Snoqualmie, WA

as well as internet stations:

The Journey Radio

WXXE

Seattle Radical Radio

Radio for Peace International

Radio Labourstart

American FM.org

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For archived Building Bridges National Programs go to www.buildingbridgesradio.org

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