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Jan 29, 2012

Ralph Becker

The mayor of Salt Lake City, deep in red-state Utah, is a Democrat. He has worked with the Mormon Church and state leaders to come up with a more humane immigration policy than neighboring Arizona.  But the Justice Department is suing Utah, and Mayor Ralph Becker explains how things might ultimately work out.

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Peter Galbraith 

Former Ambassador Peter Galbraith says it is hard to overstate how much the Bush administration destroyed America’s standing in the world, but he says its restoration is President Obama’s greatest foreign policy achievement.

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Tom Buffenbarger 

An interview by Bill Press with Tom Buffenbarger, head of the Machinists Union, who denounces the Apple Corporation for relying on the business model of slavery. 

The Bill Press Show

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers