The definition of a person has been expanding in recent decades. Mitt Romney says corporations are people and the United States Supreme Court has said that corporations and unions have the right to donate unlimited money to run political ads.
University of Chicago philosopher Martha Nussbaum argues in a forthcoming
book that we are in a crisis because we have ignored the liberal arts. Just
because they don't make money doesn't mean they aren't important for our
It's that time again. We're back with a whole new cast of
Las Vegans giving us a piece of their mind about health care reform, what
should we do in Afghanistan and just about whatever else they're thinking
It's over a month since we launched the SON Incorrect show. It's where we gather four Las Vegans from very different walks of life and ask them to talk about what's in the news and what's on their minds.
The movement to slow food and organic food is trying to reverse decades of
government policy that has maximized cost effective production. Can we
improve food by growing more locally as famed Bay-area restaurateur Alice
Waters has argued, or is it simply another elitist movement? We talk with
UNLV food scientist Christine Bergman and author Raj Patel.
What are they really thinking? We invite a very diverse group of Las
Vegans into the studio to give us a piece of their minds about the economy, health care reform and whatever else comes up in the conversation. Actress
and singer Carol Linnea Johnson, Journalist Jack Sheehan, Reporter Michelle
Booth of El Tiempo and Novelist and Fighter Wrath James White are here to give us their plain-speaking views.