Raymond Lotta, Revolutionary Communist Intellectual and Political Economist, on The Debt Ceiling Debate, Global Crisis, and Savage Austerity. He recently wrote for Revolution, revcom.us, "What kind of system puts human lives on the chopping block of fiscal austerity? This is the logic of capital. This system cannot act in the interests of the people. It can't because it operates according to the rule of profit above all else."
PZ Myers, Biologist and Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota, Morris, and author of the science blog, Pharyngula, http://freethoughtblogs.com/pharyngula/, will talk about Texas Gov. Rick Perry and "The Response," a prayer meeting of Christian fascists that Perry is sponsoring Aug 6. He'll also discuss the search for the Higgs boson, an elementary particle predicted by physicist Peter Higgs.
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