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This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: Russian homophobia, reinventing Los Angeles, racism in Florida, and a cartoonist and editor deal with the great Obama letdown.

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Guests, in order of appearance:

Russia scholar Ivo Mijnssen discusses Moscow’s anti-gay law and, in his view, the futility of a Russia boycott.

Robert Scheer and Mr. Fish talk about bombs, past, present and future, making art against war and the big Obama letdown. (Note: Mr. Fish and Robert Scheer are having a live discussion in Los Angeles, Sunday, July 28 at 4 p.m. at the Robert Berman Gallery.)

Leilani Albano speaks to Beth Richie, director of the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago, about Florida’s double standards when enforcing its stand your ground law.

Tom Rothman, senior city planner in Los Angeles, on the proposal to recode a sprawling metropolis.