The Madeleine Brand Show for February 23, 2012

Syrian mourners, one carrying the pre-Ba

Syrian government accused of crimes against humanity

A United Nations report accused the Syrian government of crimes against humanity. Tomorrow, there will be an international meeting to plan a response. James Kitfield of the National Journal discusses the issues with Madeleine.
F1 Grand Prix of Spain - Qualifying

John Moe joins the show for his weekly look at technology news

John Moe, host of the Marketplace Tech Report, joins the show to talk about the latest news in the technology world.

The fight over firing of Pomona College undocumented workers

Two months after Pomona College fired 17 undocumented employees, students and kitchen workers are still demanding their old jobs back and hoping to start a union.
Pliny the Younger Tap Handle

The LA debut of the perfect beer Pliny the Younger

One of the most highly anticipated beers in the country hits L.A. this week – Pliny the Younger from Russian River Brewery in Santa Rosa, California.
NASA Director Charles Bolden tours JPL in Pasadena

Mars exploration takes a hit in new NASA budget

NASA Director Charles Bolden traveled to Jet Propulsion Labs in Pasadena Wednesday to discuss budget cuts with his staff. NASA is slated to lose $300 million in funding for planetary exploration next year.
Kevin Ferguson with Richard Simmons

Kevin Ferguson sweats with Richard Simmons

In L.A., you can sweat to the oldies with Richard Simmons himself. That's what producer Kevin Ferguson did. He didn't bring a tutu, but he did bring a mic.
Vancouver Canucks v Boston Bruins - Game Four

Randy and Jason Sklar join Madeleine for their weekly sports update

The Sklars, Randy and Jason, join Madeleine for their weekly look at the world of sports.
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