AlterNet Radio: Anatomy of a Right-Wing Smear; Wall St. Plunders Cash-Strapped States; Immigration Politics

This week on the AlterNet Radio Hour, Darcy Burner, a progressive candidate for Congress running in Washington State's 1st CD, discusses the politics of abortion, and what it's like to become the target of a dishonest smear campaign. 

Then we're joined by Thomas Ferguson, a scholar at the University of Massachusetts and a contributing editor to AlterNet, discusses his recent, infuriating piece, "How Wall Street Hustles America's Cities and States Out of Billions."

Finally, Seth Freed Wessler, a journalist who covers immigration policy for, talks about Obama's recent order to stop the deportations of young immigrants, the Supreme Court's consideration of a challenge against Arizona's "papers, please" law and more.

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Posted at June 18, 2012, 4:37am

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