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Today on Your Call: Who is Ron Paul?

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On today's Your Call, we’ll take a look at the increasingly popular GOP candidate, Ron Paul.  Why is his message resonating with so many young people?  What’s the draw for liberals?  We’ll explore his ideology and ideas in depth.  Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org.  What do you want to know about Ron Paul?  And how does his candidacy change the game and the conversation for progressives, liberals, and conservatives alike?  It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

Guests:

Matt Welch, editor in chief of Reason magazine and Co-Author of “The Declaration of Independents: How Libertarian Politics Can Fix What's Wrong With America”

Katha Pollitt, columnist for The Nation magazine and a fellow at The Nation Institute 

Resources

Katha Pollitt: Ron Paul's Strange Bedfellows

Ron Paul Reaches Out to the Youth of Occupy Wall Street

The Bright Side of Ron Paul's Third-Place Finish

OpinionNation: Progressives and Ron Paul

Should Liberals Support Ron Paul?

Ron Paul’s campaign finance information

Ron Paul raises most campaign cash from military workers

5 Reasons Progressives Should Treat Ron Paul with Extreme Caution -- 'Cuddly' Libertarian Has Some Very Dark Politics

Ali Budner came to KALW as a volunteer reporter with Crosscurrents in early 2009, then joined the Your Call team as a producer in March of 2010. She loves the dynamic daily interactions of live radio and the inspiring guests and listeners that Your Call attracts. She still makes stories for Crosscurrents in her free time.