Current affairs interviews with Rob Millis.American Microphone
In this excerpt, former senator Bob Kerrey discusses what it means to "cut and run" from our policy in Iraq.
Jeff Hall joins Robert Millis in the studio for a discussion of the veterans' health care crisis, including the VA backlog, Walter Reed scandal and the role of his organization in filling the gaps. As National Area Supervisor for Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Jeff Hall is in a unique position to discuss the backlog of disabled veterans' claims at the VA, and why it can take two years for disabled veterans to get the benefits they have earned.
This week Robert Millis sits down with Nathanael Greene, a senior energy policy specialist with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Mr. Greene discusses the promises and challenges of ethanol as an alternative to oil and other fuels.
Back in October I talked with former senator and decorated veteran Bob Kerrey about the possibility of an increase in troop deployment. Sure enough, Bush is now calling for that escalation, despite massive political opposition and a lack of support among military leaders. Here is an excerpt of the conversation with Bob Kerrey. I especially appreciate his comments regarding the draft.
This week Robert Millis sits down with Colette Vogele to discuss the legal issues surrounding new media. In particular, this interview features discussion of Josh Wolf, copyright and the evolution of creative control. Ms. Vogele is a former fellow at Stanford Law School's Center for Internet and Society where she led litigation on copyright cases involving constitutional issues and the public domain. Today, as a non-resident fellow, she co-authored the first Podcasting Legal Guide with Creativ...
This week American Microphone features rapper and Iraq veteran Jeff Barillaro (aka Soldier Hard). He talks with Robert Millis about being a career soldier, recording his album "The Deployment" in Iraq, and the challenges of adjusting to life upon return. Check out Soldier Hard's music at http://www.myspace.com/soldierhard1.
[AM013] Chris Larsen, CEO of Prosper, discusses the company's approach to fraud prevention. One of the peer-to-peer lending site's borrowers just plead guilty to charges of extortion for blackmailing a Manhattan executive. Her loan on Prosper has now become part of the story. This interview was recorded shortly before this came out, but should shed some light on how Prosper handles fraud in such cases.