Today, Nicole talks with Bayan Rahman, Kurdistan's Representative to the US to learn more about the Kurdish people, their challenges and their relationship with the US & their Middle Eastern neighbors. Plus, we check in with Sandra Manis from Athens, Greece, who takes issue with how the US media is portraying their debt crisis. We end the week with a Flashback Friday session from Ben Folds Five from 1995.
That's the cover of the April 15 edition of Rolling Stone magazine, one of the few magazines we still subscribe to here in this house. Yes, I like the music, but it's the journalistic gems - most importantly from Matt Taibbi - that keep me coming back for more. Taibbi's latest, "The Real Housewives of Wall Street", gets behind the top-secret walls of the Fed and exposes massive, sickening giveaways of our tax dollars. I won't paraphrase Taibbi, but instead tell you to click the link, read the story, and listen to our interview. Yes, it will make you angry. [...]