Patt Morrison

<em>Patt Morrison</em> is known for its innovative discussions of local politics and culture, as well as its presentation of the effects of national and world news on Southern California. Hosted by

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Patt Morrison For January 18, 2012

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Wikipedia Imposes A 24 Hour Shutdown To Protest Over Web Piracy Bill
A large-scale blackout of content by websites including Wikipedia, Boing Boing and Reddit on Wednesday in protest over pending controversial anti-piracy House bill Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Senate anti-piracy bill the Protect IP (Intellectual Property) Act, or PIPA, has already had an effect.
Philadelphia Soul v New York Dragons
The news keeps getting worse when it comes to the long-term side effects of head injuries in sports like boxing and football. The specter of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and its symptoms – depression, memory loss, irritability, aggression, and confusion – has haunted the NFL for the last few years, but recent studies have revealed that even amateur players at the high school and college level can develop the disease.
John Deasy
This is an inopportune time for school districts in California and the Los Angeles Unified School District is no exception.
Activists Protest Proposed Canadian Tar Sands Oil Pipeline

Obama rejects Keystone XL oil pipeline permit

Was it all just a pipe dream? President Obama on Wednesday rejected energy company TransCanada Corporation’s pending application for the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline across 1,700-miles, including environmentally sensitive areas in Nebraska, before a Feb.

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Patt Morrison for September 7, 2012

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Patt Morrison for September 6, 2012

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Patt Morrison for September 5, 2012

We’ll hear the First Lady’s speech but what does her body language say? We’ll be reading it. And, what party muckety mucks are keeping away from President Obama and staying home from the Democrats’ big dance? We’ll do the Charlotte two step.

Patt Morrison for September 4, 2012

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