Another $5880 in checks and Paypal donations has come in the door since Friday. Thank you!
Garrett Zevgetis, aka nother from the ROS community, has joined us as a summer production intern. We’re grateful for his enthusiasm and help. Watch out world, he has the makings to be a mean ol producer.
David is looking into the China stock market story for tomorrow. Katherine is researching joneden’s suggestion from the pitch thread asking whether capitalism is the right economic model to deal with climate change.
Chelsea is following up on last night’s show on Big Pharma and looking into a focussed hour on the relationship doctors have with drug companies. Have we mentioned that Chelsea is living off of the 21 dollar a week food stamp diet? She’s two weeks into it and says the free samples at Whole Foods help a lot. Here’s part of her shopping list from last week:
a bag of spinach ($1), 6 mangoes (.69 each), two jars of peanut butter (two for $4), two cans of tuna (three for a dollar), canola oil ($1.39 per pound), 24 bananas ($2.40), 16 oz. shredded mozzarella ($1.77) and a big splurge — 24 popsicles ($2). What a country!