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MJ Gohel, Director and CEO of the Asia-Pacific Foundation will be on the show at 6:10 to talk about the guilty verdicts in the UK trial Monday as regards the “Airline Liquid Bomb Plot.” He will also discuss the recent elections and calls for a recall, as well as the civilians killed in an airstrike over the weekend.

At 6:40 feel free to call in and tell Scott what you think about both the President’s school speech today and the health care speech he plans to make tomorrow.

AP White House Correspondent Mark Smith will call in from Washington to talk about both of these speeches.

Michael Roberts, Assistant Professor of Agriculture and Resource Economics at NCSU will call in at 7:40 to talk about the nationwide study he co-authored regarding how climate change could cut the yields of some of the world’s most important crops in half, and faster than many expect.

At 8:10 we’ll hear from Dr. Mike Munger, Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science at Duke University about the Geneva-based survey by the World Economic Forum that shows the U.S. falling behind Switzerland to the second most competitive country in the world, “mainly because of the financial crisis and accumulated fiscal deficits.”

Finally, Fred Gebarowski, Wake Tech’s Director of Entrepreneurship will call in at 8:40 to discuss the stat that 7% of people who are laid off try to start small business. Some of them fail, but he says some will be a driving force in getting the economy back on track.


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September 8, 2009 at 9:49 pm

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