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Guardian Intelligence: May 14 – 22, 2014

May 13, 2014
 SOUNDTRACK TO THE CITY What exactly does a "sound sculpture" look like? We're not quite sure either, but judging from what we've heard about...

SFBG Radio: Censoring the Internet

November 30, 2011
Some observers are saying that new Congressional legislation could destroy the Internet as we know it. Johnny and Tim discuss the threats to free...

SFBG Radio: Occupy, now and in the future

November 17, 2011
The authorities keep cracking down on the Occupy encampments, but the movement isn't going away -- and by Spring, it could be even bigger....

SFBG Radio: Has official SF lost its mind?

October 17, 2011
Today Johnny and Tim talk about the police raid on Occupy SF -- and why San Francisco officials insist on making this the only...

SFBG Radio: Jerry Brown, WTF?

October 13, 2011
In today's episode, we try to figure out WTF is up with Jerry Brown -- and what Californians can do about it. Listen after...

SFBG Radio: Abolish the sales tax?

October 7, 2011
Today Johnny offers a remarkable sensible economic proposal: What if California got rid of sales taxes entirely -- putting almost 10 percent more money...

SFBG Radio: The GOP or the SHP?

October 3, 2011
Today Johnny makes a modest proposal: Instead of calling the Republicans the Grand Old Party, let's be honest and call them the Shit Head...

SFBG Radio: A left-wing tea party?

October 1, 2011
In this episode, Johnny and economist Johnny Venom talk about the Wall Street protests, what will and won't work, whether the system is too...

SFBG Radio: Why California needs a state bank

September 27, 2011
Today we talk about why California should follow North Dakota and create a state bank -- and why San Francisco needs a public bank,...

SFBG radio: Demanding full employment

September 24, 2011
Today Johnny talks about marching on Wall Street -- to demand full employment or else. Check out the discussion after the jump. ...

SFBG Radio: Beyond the Wall Street protests

September 19, 2011
Today we talk about the protests on Wall Street -- and Johnny offers a more effective approach. Hint: It has to do with blaring...

SFBG Radio: Johnny wants a coup

September 15, 2011
Today, Johnny articulates his vision of the future: Obama gets re-elected, the right wing tries a coup -- and finally, the west coast can...

SFBG Radio: Johnny wants a nude-in

September 12, 2011
Today we can't resist talking about naked people in the Castro, since my last post on the subject has about 90 comments (not counting...

SFBG Radio: should the West Coast secede?

September 8, 2011
Imagine if Rick Perry is elected president. It's not impossible at all. And maybe his running mate is named Bachman. And it's so bad...

SFBG Radio: GOP tries to bankrupt the country

July 22, 2011
Today, Johnny talks to economist Johhny Venom about the debt limit, how the GOP is holding the country hostage and how it could cause...

SFBG Radio: Secession planning

July 14, 2011
Today we talk about whether it's crazy for the southern part of the state to secede -- and assorded other topics including the nation's...

SFBG Radio: Is Rupert Murdoch done?

July 8, 2011
In today's episode, we talk about the future of media kingpin Rupert Murdoch, who just agreed to shut down his flagship British paper over...

SFBG Radio: Small business and jobs in SF

June 28, 2011
Today we talk about jobs in San Francisco -- how the giant mega-employers of yore have left and how the public sector and small...

SFBG Radio: Commies and the U.S. Marine Corps

June 22, 2011
Today Johnny offers a special observation: After hearing a friend in the Army denounce "socialism," he concludes that the military, particularly the Marine Corps,...

SFBG Radio: Bruce without Clarence

June 20, 2011
Now that the Big Man, Clarence Clemons, has died at 69, is it time for Bruce Springsteen to declare and end to the E...

SFBG Radio: Free speech, regulation and the Internet

June 16, 2011
A special episode today, featuring Perry Michael Simon of allaccess.com talking about what happens with media, including TV and talk radio, migrates to the...

SFBG Radio: Does Washington matter any more?

June 14, 2011
As the California state government remains paralyzed by Republicans, and the U.S. government seems unable to get anything of substance done to help the...

SFBG Radio: Why iCloud sucks

June 9, 2011
Today Johnny talks to Bob Pfeifer, former music industry executive, about how iCloud will simply continue the decline in the value of music --...

SFBG Radio: The politics of sex scandals

June 6, 2011
Does the Edwards scandal hurt the Democrats? No. Does the Schwarzenegger scandal hurt the Republicans? No. It's old history. But what about Rep. Anthony...