Sunday, March 17, 2013

Special "Secular Sunday" on Radio Free Kansas, 17 March 2013

The permanent link to today's Radio Free Kansas special programming is located here
It begins today at 3pm (CDT) and can be listened to anytime.

This program is dedicated to Heather Ousley, a Merriam, Ks. mother who is walking 60 miles this weekend in some of the toughest weather; sleet, rain and wind to the Topeka statehouse.

She is determined to meet with state legislators who are cutting funds for public education. Twitter: @just1walk

She requests Facebook "likes" at: "Game On for Kansas Schools."

"Why Pre-School for Every Child Can Save the World" 

Episode 411, 14 March 2013.

Meet a self-described robber baron who decided to spend his billions on finger paints and changing tables. Visit a decades-long study that found preschool made a huge difference in the lives of poor children. Listen to a Nobel prize-winning economist who says that spending public money on preschool produces a huge return on investment.

Lawrence Lessig and Chris Hedges met in front of Occupy TVNY's cameras to discuss their vision of change.

Sheila Bair talks about her role on the Systemic Risk Council and her assessment of the U.S. financial crisis.

As FDIC chair, Sheila Bair has an extensive background in banking and finance that has taken her from Capitol Hill to academia to the highest levels of government. Bair topped The Wall Street Journal's annual 50 Women to Watch list in 2008 and is a recipient of the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award. She now chairs the nonpartisan, private sector Systemic Risk Council, which monitors and encourages regulatory reform of U.S. capital markets, and also offers her perspective on the U.S. fiscal crisis.

Music includes Phil Ochs - Talking Pay TV, Micheal Jackson - Earth Song, No War, Eric Clapton - Burning of the Midnight Lamp, Jimi Hendrix If 6 Was 9, Joan Baez - The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, The Matrix, Coleman Hawkins - Crazy Rhythm, Herb Alpert - Besame Mucho.

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