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Why Not End College Athletics Altogether?
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An effort to form a players union in college isn't about money -- yet Nevertheless, it’s naive to think that giving the athletes a tiny percentage of the proceeds will clean up so corrupt a systemAn effort to form a players union in college isn't about money—yet.

Missing: The L.A. Times' Provocateur Extraordinaire
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No, I don’t know what’s going on with the Los Angeles Times’ love-him-or-hate-him TJ Simers, whose sports column has disappeared from the paper since June 2, when he staged a free throw shooting contest between his grown daughter, Kelly Nielsen, and NBA star Dwight Howard Simers, whose sports column has disappeared from the paper in June after he staged a free throw shooting contest with Dwight Howard.

What Americans Don't Get About Afghanistan

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This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: Ed Girardet has been reporting from Afghanistan for 30 years and he predicts things will fall apart. Also: new infections of HIV among young, gay black men up by 48 percent; one of the architects of financial deregulation wants a do-over; and sportswriter Mark Heisler goes out on a limb looking for answers.

What Americans Don't Get About Afghanistan
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This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: Ed Girardet has been reporting from Afghanistan for 30 years and he predicts things will fall apart Also: new infections of HIV among young, gay black men up by 48 percent; one of the architects of financial deregulation wants a do-over; and sportswriter Mark Heisler goes out on a limb looking for answerscom/avbooth/category/truthdig_radio/" title="Truthdig Radio">Truthdig Radio: Ed Girardet has been reporting from Afghanistan for 30 years; new infections of HIV among young, gay black men up by 48 percent; a financial deregulation do-over, and Penn State.

Preoccupied by Health and Safety

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This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: Robert Scheer condemns the eviction of Occupy L.A.; the protesters police themselves; the NBA lockout ends and so does Herman Cain's campaign, and we get a feminist analysis of the Penn State scandal.

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